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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
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Eloquence lies as much in the tone of the voice, in the eyes, and in the speaker's manner, as in his choice of words.
Nothing is so contagious as example.
The fame of great men ought always to be estimated by the means used to acquire it.
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
Self-love is the greatest of flatterers.
We sometimes think we hate flattery, when we only hate the manner in which we have been flattered.
One is never as fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
We need greater virtues to sustain good than evil fortune.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Happy people rarely correct their faults; they consider themselves vindicated, since fortune endorses their evil ways.
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A great man stands on God. A small man stands on a great man.
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Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
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Love is being stupid together.
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