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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
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Vices are ingredients of virtues just as poisons are ingredients of remedies. Prudence mixes and tempers them and uses them effectively against life's ills.
Often we are firm from weakness, and audacious from timidity.
It is easier to be wise on behalf of others than to be so for ourselves.
A wit would often be embarrassed without the company of fools.
The greatest fault of a penetrating wit is to go beyond the mark.
In their first passion women love their lovers, in all the others they love love.
There is scarcely any man sufficiently clever to appreciate all the evil he does.
Youth is perpetual intoxication; it is a fever of the mind.
There are no accidents so unfortunate from which skilful men will not draw some advantage, nor so fortunate that foolish men will not turn them to their hurt.
Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what we would be capable of with the world looking on.
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Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
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