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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Best known for the book "Maxims" with its disillusioned view of mankind and the virtues of bravery, friendship, love and altruism, Francois de La Rochefoucauld is a classic French author. He created the maxime style of French writing, a form of epigram that expresses a harsh truth with brevity. His 500 sayings and reflections in "Maxims" assert that every human thought or action is motivat…

Date of Birth: September 15, 1613
Date of Death: March 17, 1680


Found 351 quotes by Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld .
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

"Absence diminishes weak passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out candles and fans fire." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"Neither love nor fire can subsist without perpetual motion; both cease to live so soon as they cease to hope, or to fear." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate it where it does not." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember how many times we have told it to the same person." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

"The only thing constant in life is change" Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"The struggle we undergo to remain faithful to one we love is little better than infidelity." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it" Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation is over." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

"There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

"It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"To know how to hide one's ability is great skill." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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