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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

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Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

French writer and moralist.
Born: 1715 - Died: 1747
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

Few maxims are true in every respect.



Note 

Note




Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Wikisource - Œuvres de Vauvenargues (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Peu de maximes sont vraies à tous égards.

German
Wenige Maximen sind wahr in jeder Hinsicht.




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Great thoughts come from the heart.





Reason does not know the interests of the heart.





No one is more liable to make mistakes than he who acts only on reflection.












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