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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

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Few maxims are true in every respect.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims



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Note




Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Wikisource - Œuvres de Vauvenargues (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Peu de maximes sont vraies à tous égards.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes

German
Wenige Maximen sind wahr in jeder Hinsicht.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes




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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
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Consciousness of our powers augments them.”
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
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Reason does not know the interests of the heart.”
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No one is more liable to make mistakes than he who acts only on reflection.”
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