Quotes by François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

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When our vices desert us, we flatter ourselves that we are deserting our vices.
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The greatest miracle of love is the cure of coquetry.
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 flirtation  love  

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Youth is a perpetual intoxication; it is a fever of the mind.
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If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure in noticing those of others.
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Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
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 vanity  

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How is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person?
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We have more ability than will power, and it is often an excuse to ourselves that we imagine that things are impossible.
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 excuses  

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Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
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Women know not the whole of their coquetry.
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Preserving the health by too strict a regimen is a wearisome malady.
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 health  

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