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 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Many men are contemptuous of riches few can give them away.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can and when once you take hope and fear away, you take from it its very life and being.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated and we are very loath to believe what we are not able to comprehend.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “If we had no faults of our own, we should not take half so much satisfaction in observing those of other people.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions, it is that which lies hidden in the bottom of our heart, and which we know not ourselves.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not remember how often we have recounted it to the same person”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by chance but he who knows it and can judge it and has a true taste for it.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of his own mind.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of wit.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they are, who already possess it.”
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words, so lesser minds have a talent of talking much, and saying nothing.”

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