François de La Rochefoucauld

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François de La Rochefoucauld


Born
in Paris, France
September 15, 1613

Died
March 17, 1680

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François de La Rochefoucauld

François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac (French: [fʁɑ̃swa d(ə) la ʁɔʃfuko]; 15 September 1613 – 17 March 1680) was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs. It is said that his world-view was clear-eyed and urbane, and that he neither condemned human conduct nor sentimentally celebrated it. Born in Paris on the Rue des Petits Champs, at a time when the royal court was vacillating between aiding the nobility and threatening it, he was considered an exemplar of the accomplished 17th-century noblema
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“No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.”
François de La Rochefoucauld

“Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.”
Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld, Maxims

“If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims