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 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Bodily labor alleviates the pains of the mind and from this arises the happiness of the poor.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish to correct of it.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Taste may change, but inclination never.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that can surprise us.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “If it requires great tact to speak to the purpose, it requires no less to know when to be silent.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “The shame that arises from praise which we do not deserve often makes us do things we should otherwise never have attempted.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Lovers never get tired of each other because they are forever talking about themselves.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “How can we accept another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “We are never so ridiculous by the qualities we have, as by those we affect to have.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “The intellect is always fooled by the heart.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes the world to believe that he is. Thus we may say that the whole world is made up of appearances.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “A person well satisfied with themselves is seldom satisfied with others, and others, rarely are with them.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “The mind is always the patsy of the heart.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “What makes us so bitter against people who outwit us is that they think themselves cleverer than we are.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “If I advance, follow me If I retreat, kill me If I die, avenge me”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.”

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