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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

The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims



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Note




Source: Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims

Wikisource - La Rochefoucauld - Œuvres (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La confiance que l’on a en soi fait naître la plus grande partie de celle que l’on a aux autres.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales

German
Das Vertrauen, das wir in uns selbst haben, bewirkt den größten Teil des Vertrauens, das wir in andere setzen.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Maximen und Reflexionen




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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
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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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