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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
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Vices are ingredients of virtues just as poisons are ingredients of remedies. Prudence mixes and tempers them and uses them effectively against life's ills.
Often we are firm from weakness, and audacious from timidity.
It is easier to be wise on behalf of others than to be so for ourselves.
A wit would often be embarrassed without the company of fools.
The greatest fault of a penetrating wit is to go beyond the mark.
In their first passion women love their lovers, in all the others they love love.
There is scarcely any man sufficiently clever to appreciate all the evil he does.
Youth is perpetual intoxication; it is a fever of the mind.
There are no accidents so unfortunate from which skilful men will not draw some advantage, nor so fortunate that foolish men will not turn them to their hurt.
Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what we would be capable of with the world looking on.
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Few people know what they mean when they say, "I love you." ... Well, what does the word love mean? It means total interest. I think the reason very few people really fall in love with anyone is they're not willing to pay the price. The price is you have to adjust yourself to them.
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Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
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You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
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No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
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To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
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