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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

Quote

Those who live without madness are not as wise as they think.
François de La Rochefoucauld




Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Italian)


French
Celui qui vit sans folie n'est pas si sage qu'il le croit.”
François de La Rochefoucauld

German
Wer ohne jede Narrheit lebt, ist weniger weise als er glaubt.”
François de La Rochefoucauld

Italian
Chi vive senza follia non è così saggio come crede.”




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Quotes

Quotes about madness:


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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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We're all mad here.”
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.”
Salvador Dalí
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Anger is a short madness.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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Wisdom has its excesses, and has no less need of moderation than does folly.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.”
François de La Rochefoucauld
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Quotes for: sage:


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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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The wise man is rich”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus
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Even for the wise, the desire for glory is the last of all passions to be laid aside.”
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
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A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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A wise man will be master of his mind. A fool will be its slave.”
Publilius Syrus
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From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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François de La Rochefoucauld also said...


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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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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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