Duc de La Rochefoucauld

1613 - 1680

A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on strength

We all have enough strength to bear the misfortunes of others.

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 adversity, best friend, and friendship

In the adversity of our best friends we always find something which is not wholly displeasing to us.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

Source: Reflections, xv.

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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

Contributed by: Zaady

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