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François de La Rochefoucauld

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Biography - François de La Rochefoucauld:

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

Quote

True eloquence consists in saying all that should be, not all that could be said.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims



Translation  

Translation

(German, French, Italian)


German
Die wahre Beredsamkeit besteht darin, das zu sagen, was zur Sache gehört, und eben nur das.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Maximen und Reflexionen

French
La véritable éloquence consiste à dire tout ce qu'il faut, et à ne dire que ce qu'il faut.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales

Italian
La vera eloquenza consiste nel dire tutto e soltanto il necessario.”


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There is no disguise which can long hide love where it exists, nor feign it where it does not.”
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
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Few people know how to be old.”
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We are never so happy or so unhappy as we suppose.”
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If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.”
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