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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

We should expect the best and the worst from mankind, as from the weather.



Note 

Note



Maxim 102


Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Wikisource - Œuvres de Vauvenargues (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Wir sollten vom Menschen, wie vom Wetter, das Beste und das Schlechteste erwarten.

French
Il faut tout attendre et tout craindre du temps et des hommes.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: Man


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Quotes about man, all human beings:


No man is weak by choice.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.





Man is the future of man.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
  











Quotes

Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues also said...


No man is weak by choice.





Consciousness of our powers augments them.





The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.





Great thoughts come from the heart.





Few maxims are true in every respect.





Reason does not know the interests of the heart.












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