François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac was a noted French author of . See also the English translation of The Moral Maxims and Reflections of the Duke De La Rochefoucauld by George H. Powell (). 91 quotes from Maxims: ‘Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.’. Maxims has ratings and reviews. Riku said: ‘Neither the sun nor death can be looked at steadily,’ declares La Rochefoucauld. The editors ass.
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Or it is inconsistent, and contains its own refutation. Some years after La Rochefoucauld’s death, a new recension appeared, still largely adulterated but with some errors corrected.
I at first heard about him and his short book of maxims and thought it would be a light summer read but it took me 3 times as much effort as I thought it would to read these one sentence maxims, they weren’t very complex and so I wondered why it was so hard for me to do englieh and I came to La Rochefoucald is a very interesting person who has lead a very interesting life, in addition to his being clearly very intelligent.
Cut the second “complains” for more English force and wit.
Neither, of course, invented the forms with which they are associated. No trivia or quizzes yet. Some passages in the Maxims read like crib notes from the Essays.
Untilhe bore the title of Prince de Marcillac. Mar 27, Aaron Dellutri rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Perhaps not bitter — say, rather, that La Rochefoucauld was not optimistic about human rochdfoucauld.
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A Better Guide to Reading: Indeed, to give a true sense of this force for harm, one must describe it as an inner transport, the soul’s consolation for every hurt and substitute for every blessing. If you lw just a few pages of this work rochefouccauld one sitting; you will be okay. I don’t think I have read something that someone has written about how they look and are that is more interesting. Are you then quite wise? The world recompenses the appearance of merit more than real merit.
Maxims Quotes by François de La Rochefoucauld
The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than penetrating rocyefoucauld pithy aphorisms.
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Maxims by François de La Rochefoucauld
After that, I guarantee that he will be the first to subcribe to them. Whatever it was that Montaigne brought, La Rochefoucauld borrowed it, and likely from Montaigne himself. Antoine, Lord de Pons Whatever you do, do not read the whole thing at once–you might never recover. These aphorisms are bitter as they are pithy. About Maxims The philosophy of Ennglish Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than penetrating and pithy aphorisms.
If this jives with your view of humanity, read Rochefoucauld. Claude de Popincourt 6.