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François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld Displaying 1 through 10 of 14 Quotes

"Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck that of the people."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"Our virtues are most frequently but vices in disguise."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"The intellect is always fooled by the heart."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"We all have the strength to endure the misfortunes of others."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"We always get bored with those whom we bore."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

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