Francois de La Rochefoucauld


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Noun1.Francois de La Rochefoucauld - French writer of moralistic maxims (1613-1680)
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld disait que "le ridicule deshonore plus que le deshonneur".
'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.
"Hay personas con merito que desagradan y otras con defectos que logran cautivar", escribio Francois de La Rochefoucauld hacia mediados del siglo XVII.
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.