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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

It often happens that we are respected in proportion as we respect ourselves.



Note 

Note



Maxim 459


Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Wikisource - Œuvres de Vauvenargues (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Es kommt häufig vor, dass man uns achtet nach dem Maße, wie wir uns selbst schätzen.

French
Il arrive souvent qu’on nous estime à proportion que nous nous estimons nous-mêmes.




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We respect a man who respects himself.

He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted.

The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.




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