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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
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There are some bad qualities which make great talents.
Wisdom is to the soul what health is to the body.
It is no tragedy to do ungrateful people favors, but it is unbearable to be indebted to a scoundrel.
Nothing so much prevents our being natural as the desire to seem so.
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.
Our repentance is not so much regret for the ill we have done as fear of the ill that may happen to us in consequence.
We often irritate others when we think we could not possibly do so.
We always like those who admire us; we do not always like those whom we admire.
The gratitude of most men is merely a secret desire to receive greater benefits.
We need greater virtues to sustain good fortune than bad.
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