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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

In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.




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In all intense joy there is a feeling of gratitude.
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The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
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Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
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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.
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When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
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O Lord, that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!
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François de La Rochefoucauld also said...


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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