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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

We should expect the best and the worst from mankind, as from the weather.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims



Note  

Note



Maxim 102




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Wir sollten vom Menschen, wie vom Wetter, das Beste und das Schlechteste erwarten.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes

French
Il faut tout attendre et tout craindre du temps et des hommes.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes




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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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