Duc de La Rochefoucauld

1613 - 1680

A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on happiness and unhappiness

We are never so happy, nor so unhappy, as we suppose ourselves to be.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on heart

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The head is ever the dupe of the heart.

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 cleverness, honesty, and justice

When a man's acts are honest and just, it is hard to know if they result from righteousness or cleverness.

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 character and weakness

Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on hypocrisy, vices, and virtue

Hypocrisy is homage paid by vice to virtue.

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 hypocrisy, vices, and virtue

Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on duty, indolence, timidity, and virtue

Indolence and timidity often keep us to our duty, while our virtue carries off all the credit of doing so.

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 jealousy, love, and self-love

In jealousy there is more of self-love, than of love to another.

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 fear, injustice, justice, love, men, and suffering

Love of justice in the generality of men is only the fear of suffering from injustice.

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 fear, injustice, justice, love, men, and suffering

The love of Justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering Injustice.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

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