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 (lä rōsh-fo͞o-kō′, -rôsh-), Duc François de 1613-1680.
French writer of sardonic aphorisms, published as Maxims (1665).

La Rochefoucauld

(French la rɔʃfuko)
n
(Biography) François (frɑ̃swa), Duc de La Rochefoucauld. 1613–80, French writer. His best-known work is Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales (1665), a collection of epigrammatic and cynical observations on human nature

La Roche•fou•cauld

(lɑ ˌrɔʃ fuˈkoʊ, ˌroʊʃ-)
n.
François, 6th Duc de, 1613–80, French moralist and composer of epigrams and maxims.
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His name is La Rochefoucauld, Robert de La Rochefoucauld, and his career as a resistant in Nazi-occupied France is the subject of Paul Kix's The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando.
We rarely find that people have good sense unless they agree with us/' --Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Du pouvoir de la foi, De La Rochefoucauld disait que [beaucoup moins que]La foi fait considerer les peines comme un bienfait[beaucoup plus grand que] et la foi ne vient que par la discussion et le pouvoir de convaincre, comme le faisaient, directement ou par le biais de leurs ministres, les deux anciens dirigeants de la Tunisie.
Secteur des agences dpartementales de l~amnagement de Montmoreau et de La Rochefoucauld
We must not be upset that others hide the truth from us, when we hide it so often from ourselves' Francois de la Rochefoucauld, circa 1665.
Their enterprise was so successful that Cardinal de la Rochefoucauld, France's outgoing ambassador, hosted a banquet for the participants, and the Academy's director, Jean-Franqois de Troy, commissioned a sequence of paintings depicting figures from the masquerade.
Trois moralistes: Marie Linage, Francois de La Rochefoucauld et Nicolas Gomez Davila.
Hay personas con merito que desagradan y otras con defectos que logran cautivar", escribio Francois de La Rochefoucauld hacia mediados del siglo XVII.
Jose Gaos no entendio que, parafraseando una conocida formula de La Rochefoucauld, la soberbia es un homenaje que la tonteria rinde al genio.
In response, Auguste de Forbin, Director of the Louvre, successfully appealed to his superior, Sosthene de la Rochefoucauld, just weeks after the opening of the Salon to purchase the Scenes of the Massacres at Chios, along with works by five other painters, before it was snatched up by a private collector who wished to embarrass the government.
When the French Revolution was still a few years away, the duc de Liancourt, an official in the court of Louis XVI, sent his two sons, Francois de la Rochefoucauld and his brother Alexandre to Suffolk, England, in 1784.
Heraclitus, the ancient Greek Philosopher documented this fact in his doctrines some 500 years BC, and in the 1600s Francois de la Rochefoucauld (classical French author) forever engraved the maxim oftenly quoted today: "The only constant in life is change".