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 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see all the motives upon which they were done.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “We should often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood all the motives behind them.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to us.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves and others may think them considerable enough to be the envy and the mark of fortune.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “There are people who in spite of their merit disgust us, and others who please us in spite of their faults.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Why is our memory good enough to recall to the last detail things that have happened to us, yet not good enough to recall how often we have told them to the same person.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Absence weakens mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out candles and kindles fires.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “It is not enough to have great qualities We should also have the management of them.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Honest people will respect us for our merit the public, for our luck.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “One forgives to the degree that one loves.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “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 - “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 - “The struggle we undergo to remain faithful to one we love is little better than infidelity.”

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