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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Neither love nor fire can subsist without perpetual motion; both cease to live so soon as they cease to hope, or to fear.
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#Love #Hope #Fear #Fire

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember how many times we have told it to the same person.
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#French Writer

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Absence diminishes weak passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out candles and fans fire.
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#Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day #Love #Absence #Pearls of Wisdom #Positive

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Our virtues are most frequently but vices in disguise.
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#French Writer

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
It is more shameful to mistrust one's friends than to be deceived by them
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#Advice

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Sometimes accidents happen in life from which we have need of a little madness to extricate ourselves successfully
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#Accidents

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
The intention of never deceiving often exposes us to deception.
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#Deception

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.
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#Flirting

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We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.
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#Happiness

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
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#Innocence

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Sincerity is an openness of heart; we find it in very few people; what we usually see is only an artful dissimulation to win the confidence of others.
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#Heart

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Old people are fond of giving good advice; it consoles them for no longer being capable of setting a bad example.
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#Advice

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
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#Ability

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring.
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#Friends Or Friendship

Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
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#Cute Love #Sweet Love