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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

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In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
François de La Rochefoucauld




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In all intense joy there is a feeling of gratitude.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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O Lord, that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!”
William Shakespeare
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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.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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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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