Francois de La Rochefoucauld
About Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Full Name: Fran├žois de La Rochefoucauld
Born: September 15, 1613 in Paris, France
Died: March 17, 1680 in Paris, France
Nationality: French
Sex: Male

He was a French essayist and author of maxims and memoirs.

Quotes By Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand different versions.

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Jealousy is the worst of all evils, yet the one that is least pitied by those who cause it.

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The love of justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering injustice.

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Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.

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Fortune turns all things to the advantage of those on whom she smiles.

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Neither love nor fire can subsist without perpetual motion; both cease to live so soon as they cease to hope, or to fear.

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Self-love is the greatest of flatterers.

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Passion often renders the most clever man a fool, and even sometimes renders the most foolish man clever.

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Passions are only the different degrees of the heat or coldness of the blood.

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We need greater virtues to sustain good than evil fortune.

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