La Rochefoucauld


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La Roche·fou·cauld

 (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.
La Rochefoucauld assumes that no-one has looked directly, because we cannot.
que hermana a escritores tan lejanos en el tiempo como Pascal o La Rochefoucauld con autores contemporaneos como Cioran, Canetti o, incluso.
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.
27) Pensadores y hombres de accion abonaron en ese sentido, los escritos de Moreau de Saint Mery, La Rochefoucauld, Mathew Carey, William Cobbett y Benjamin Rush, y por supuesto las obras de Gaetano Filangieri, Jeremy Bentham, Benjamin Constant, Alexis de Tocqueville, que fueron muy conocidas en America.
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.
Del aforismo al tuit" (Etxenike) o "Gracias a Twitter, reviven los aforismos" (Coronel): tanto los titulares en los suplementos culturales de los periodicos como los tuits mismos (1) proclaman la continuidad entre el genero cultivado por Marco Aurelio, La Rochefoucauld o Cioran y los textos breves de maximo 140 caracteres publicados en ese servicio de nanoblogueo.
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.
276) The "banker" was likely the Duc de La Rochefoucauld, and Franklin handed him and Genet all the documents in the portfolio.
Hay personas con merito que desagradan y otras con defectos que logran cautivar", escribio Francois de La Rochefoucauld hacia mediados del siglo XVII.
Faced with the daunting challenge of synthesizing what appears to be a disjointed Maximes, many critiques have abandoned this work of La Rochefoucauld to its own paradoxes and contradictions: in the end, the reader must find his own way(s).