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Monday, 20 November 2017
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"Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth." (Proverb, Greek - Poverty and The Poor)

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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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