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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

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Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

French writer and moralist.
Born: 1715 - Died: 1747
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Quote

It often happens that we are respected in proportion as we respect ourselves.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims



Note  

Note



Maxim 459




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Es kommt häufig vor, dass man uns achtet nach dem Maße, wie wir uns selbst schätzen.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes

French
Il arrive souvent qu’on nous estime à proportion que nous nous estimons nous-mêmes.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes




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We respect a man who respects himself.”
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He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted.”
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The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims




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What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.”
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Above all things, one should maintain his self-respect, and there is but one way to do that, and that is to live in accordance with your highest ideal.”
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Quotes about respect:


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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.”
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My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.”
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When people do not respect us we are sharply offended yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.”
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Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.”
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Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.”
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Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.”
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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues also said...


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No man is weak by choice.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
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Consciousness of our powers augments them.”
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
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Few maxims are true in every respect.”
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Reason does not know the interests of the heart.”
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