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François de La Rochefoucauld

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Biography - François de La Rochefoucauld:

French author.
Born: 1613 - Died: 1680
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims

Quote

Interest speaks all sorts of tongues and plays all sorts of characters; even that of disinterestedness."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims



Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


GermanQuote
Der Egoismus spricht alle Sprachen und spielt alle Rollen, sogar die der Selbstlosigkeit."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Maximen und Reflexionen

FrenchQuote
L'intérêt parle toutes sortes de langues, et joue toutes sortes de personnages, même celui de désintéressé."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales


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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea."
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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."
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Interest speaks all sorts of tongues and plays all sorts of characters; even that of disinterestedness."
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Interest blinds some and makes some see."
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