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 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “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 - “If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure in noticing those in others.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in one's speech.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “When our hatred is too bitter it places us below those whom we hate.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “The pleasure of love is in the loving and there is more joy in the passion one feels than in that which one inspires.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “The passions are the only orators which always persuade.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “The passions are the only advocates which always persuade. They are a natural art, the rules of which are infallible and the simplest man with passion will be more persuasive than the most eloquent without.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “In love we often doubt what we most believe.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Live on doubts it becomes madness or stops entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Our virtues are most frequently but vices in disguise.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “It is a wearisome disease to preserve health by too strict a regimen.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that have no virtue.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things it is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye”
 Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld - “Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.”

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