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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
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When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Those who apply themselves too much to little things usually become incapable of great ones.
Truth does not do as much good in the world as its imitations do harm.
It is easier to know (and understand) men in general than one man in particular.
We like to read others but we do not like to be read.
The most violent passions sometimes leave us at rest, but vanity agitates us constantly.
What renders other people s vanity insufferable is that it wounds our own.
He is a truly virtuous man who wishes always to be open to the observation of honest men.
Virtue would not go to such lengths if vanity did not keep her company.
Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.
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