La Rochefoucauld Maxims (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)

La Rochefoucauld Maxims (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)


After forsaking politics while he used to be approximately 40, Fran├žois, duc de los angeles Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) started to write down his maxims, that have been first released in booklet shape in 1665. Poetic, ironic, and regularly funny, his clever observations is also blunt and brutally candid:
Everyone blames his reminiscence, nobody his judgment.
Gratitude is in basic terms the key desire of extra favors.
It is frequently only for an excuse that we are saying issues are
impossible
We hardly ever imagine humans have reliable feel except they believe us.
The greater than 500 short musings incorporated right here make for enjoyable and thought-provoking interpreting. This priceless assortment also will function a sourcebook for writers, audio system, or somebody who wishes a short quip.

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