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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
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Moderation is the languor and indolence of the soul, as ambition is its ardour and activity.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all of the motives which produced them.
Great names abase, instead of elevating, those who do not know how to bear them.
The height of ability in the least able consists in knowing how to submit to the good leadership of others.
Pride does not wish to owe, and self-love does not wish to pay.
Too great an eagerness to discharge an obligation is a species of ingratitude.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who owe us more than we wish.
Smallness of mind is the cause of stubbornness, and we do not credit readily what is beyond our view.
Few people know how to be old.
Old age is a tyrant who forbids, upon pain of death, all the pleasures of youth.
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