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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

Those who live without madness are not as wise as they think.




Translation

Translation

(French, German, Italian)



French
Celui qui vit sans folie n'est pas si sage qu'il le croit.

German
Wer ohne jede Narrheit lebt, ist weniger weise als er glaubt.

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




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