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Sunday, 21 January 2018
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"The modern woman is the curse of the universe. A disaster, that's what. She thinks that before her arrival on the scene no woman ever did anything worthwhile before, no woman was ever liberated until her time, no woman really ever amounted to anything." (Johns, Adela Rogers St. - Feminism)

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Appearances are deceptive.

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Browse Quotations by La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

 
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Ability)
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The height of ability consists in a thorough knowledge of the real value of things, and of the genius of the age in which we live. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Ability)
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Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Absence)
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Our actions are like the terminations of verses, which we rhyme as we please. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Action)
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We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Admiration)
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We may give advice, but not the sense to use it. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Advice)
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Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Advice)
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The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Advice)
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We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Advice)
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As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Age and Aging)
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Few people know how to be old. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Age and Aging)
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Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Age and Aging)
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Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Age and Aging)
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Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Age and Aging)
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The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than others are saying. - (La Rochefoucauld, Francois De - Agreement)
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