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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
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We imagine sometimes that we hate flattery, but it is only the manner of flattering which we hate.
Love's greatest miracle is the curing of coquetry.
Folly pursues us at all periods of our lives. If someone seems wise it is only because his follies are proportionate to his age and fortune.
He who lives without folly is not so wise as he believes.
Fortunate persons hardly ever amend their ways: they always imagine that they are in the right when fortune upholds their bad conduct.
Fortune never appears so blind as to those to whom she does no good.
The pomp of funerals has more regard to the vanity of the living than the honour of the dead.
We are better pleased to see those on whom we confer benefits than those from whom we receive them.
We often do good in order to accomplish evil with impunity.
Nobody deserves to be praised for his goodness if he has not the power to be wicked. All other goodness is often only weakness and impotence of the will.
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Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
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Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
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Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
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