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Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes morales review × 3 Isms and general maxims of conduct Francois de la Rochefoucauld 1613 1680 concentrated the results of the observatio. The full title of the text is Reflections or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims and in centered text below the title are the words Our virtues are usually only vices in disguise The subtitle says as much as the title These aphorisms are bitter as they are pithy Perhaps not bitter say rather that La Rochefoucauld was not optimistic about human nature Very few of these aphorisms speak of love friendship virtue or humility with anything but skepticismGiven how nearly sublimely pessimistic La Rochefoucauld s attitude is I m not sure what to think about the translator s claim that it is one of the most deeply felt most intensely lived texts in French literatureA selectionWe all have strength enough to endure the troubles of others 19Our promises are made in proportion to our hopes but kept in proportion to our fears 38In order to succeed in the world people do their utmost to appear successful 56Everyone complains of his memory but nobody of his judgement 89Old people are fond of giving good advice it consoles them for no longer being capable of setting a bad example 93Hope may be a lying jade but she does at any rate lead us to the end of our lives along a pleasant path 168When our vices give us up we flatter ourselves that we are giving up them 192Pride refuses to owe self love to pay 228We often forgive those who bore us but we cannot forgive those who find us boring 304We find few guilty of ingratitude while we are still in a position to help them 306There are few sensible people we find except those who share our opinions 347Our enemies are nearer the truth in their opinion of us than we are ourselves 458The reason for so much outcry against maxims that lay bare the human heart is that people are afraid of having their own laid bare 524

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Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes morales review × 3 Greatest of the maxim writers of France in an age whose worldly wisdom habitually found its way into essential aphor. Depressing bitter single sentence maxims that opened my naive eyes and made me want to choose to be a better person than most La Rouchefoucauld published these first in 1665 France but at least 80 percent are still applicable today Fascinating observations

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Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes morales review × 3 Ns and insights of a life deeply engaged in the great eevnts of his time in his classic Maxims first published in 16. My French literature textbook included ten of these maxims and I was intrigued to see of these timeless tidbits Most people in my class thought Rochefoucauld displayed a very pessimistic viewpoint on life here but I thought it was fair and neutral Maybe I m just super pessimistic too and didn t realize it

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