François La Rochefoucauld





François La Rochefoucauld

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born
in Paris, France
September 15, 1613

died
March 01, 1680

gender
male

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François, duc de La Rochefoucauld, prince de Marcillac was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs, as well as an example of the accomplished 17th-century nobleman. He was born in Paris in the Rue des Petits Champs, at a time when the royal court oscillated between aiding the nobility and threatening it. Until 1650, he bore the title of prince de Marcillac.


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Rflexions, Sentences Et Max...
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Reflexions, Ou Sentences Et...
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Memoires precedes de l'Apol...
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La Rochefoucauld - Oeuvres ...
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Memuary ;Maksimy I Moralʹny...
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La Rochefoucauld : Les Mora...
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More books by François La Rochefoucauld…
“No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.”
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“Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.”
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“It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
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