François de La Rochefoucauld Quotes

Who is François de La Rochefoucauld?

François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac was a noted French moralist and author of maxims and memoirs.

Born September 15, 1613
Died March 17, 1680

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Best 6 Quotes by François de La Rochefoucauld

“When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”

François de La Rochefoucauld

“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.”

François de La Rochefoucauld

“It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability.”

François de La Rochefoucauld

“Many people despise wealth, but few know how to give it away.”

François de La Rochefoucauld

“We go to far less trouble about making ourselves happy than about appearing to be so.”

François de La Rochefoucauld

“We rarely think people have good sense unless they agree with us.”

François de La Rochefoucauld

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