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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Brief author info: Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.
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Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
However rare true love is, true friendship is rarer.
We are never so happy nor so unhappy as we imagine.
We arrive at the various stages of life quite as novices.
It is easier to be wise on behalf of others than to be so for ourselves.
The violence we do to ourselves in order to remain faithful to the one we love is hardly better than an act of infidelity.
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Diplomacy Quote
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
Inspirational Quote
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Friendship Quote
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
Funny Quote
The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
Change Quote
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
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