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Francois de La Rochefoucauld's Profile

Brief about Francois de La Rochefoucauld: By info that we know Francois de La Rochefoucauld was born at 1970-01-01. And also Francois de La Rochefoucauld is French Writer.

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What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity can give us no assistance in bearing them.

Tags: Give, Jealousy, Pain

The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that can surprise us.

Tags: Surprise

We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.

Tags: Happy, Others, Trying

If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.

Tags: Hatred, Judge, Love

When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly better than unfaithfulness.

Tags: Faithful, Himself, Love

The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel than the severest treatment at the hands of one loved.

Tags: Loved, Often, Ourselves

The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.

Tags: Hate, Her, Mistress

One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one.

Tags: Affair, Love, Women

The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.

Tags: Born, Envy, Sure

It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we are very loath to believe what we are not able to comprehend.

Tags: Able, Men, Mind

In love we often doubt what we most believe.

Tags: Doubt, Love, Often

We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to be.

Tags: Pretend, Ridiculous

Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.

Tags: Bad, Money, Vanity

When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.

Tags: Doubt, Love, Often

All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.

Tags: Love, Makes, Ridiculous

Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead.

Tags: Dead, Honor, Living

The heart is forever making the head its fool.

Tags: Fool, Heart, Making

It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.

Tags: Able, Act, Great

There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of goodness.

Tags: Bad, Dangerous, Less

As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.

Tags: Foolish, Older, Wiser
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