Duc de La Rochefoucauld

1613 - 1680

A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on advice, good, love, and people

Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on advice and inspiration

We give advice, we do not inspire conduct.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on ability, art, good, merit, and reputation

The art of being able to make a good use of moderate abilities wins esteem, and often confers more reputation than greater real merit.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on ability, age, genius, knowledge, and value

The height of ability consists in a thorough knowledge of the real value of things, and of the genius of the age in which we live.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales

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