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).
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La Rochefoucauld

(French la rɔʃfuko)
(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
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La Roche•fou•cauld

(lɑ ˌrɔʃ fuˈkoʊ, ˌroʊʃ-)
François, 6th Duc de, 1613–80, French moralist and composer of epigrams and maxims.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld disait que "le ridicule deshonore plus que le deshonneur".
As La Rochefoucauld said: "Hypocrisy is the homage which vice renders to virtue." While inconvenient for social scientists, this is an inevitable consequence of having a conscience--even if badly damaged--in a fallen world.
Bernard Shaw afirmo que toda gran verdad comienza siendo una blasfemia, y La Rochefoucauld dejo escrito que la verdad se despena en sus apariencias.
And, he rightly rounded off on the occasion with the words of the French writer, Francois de La Rochefoucauld: 'Thinkers think and doers do.
THE TOPIC: Robert de La Rochefoucauld was a scion of one of France's most distinguished families.
Tandis que Duras fait allusion a la morale d'un "evangile de l'amour" pour justifier la passion du Japonais pour la Francaise, elle fait implicitement reference a la Rochefoucauld pour expliquer les amours de la Francaise.
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.
Most therapists will be aware, through reading the existential therapist Irvin Yalom, of La Rochefoucauld's maxim that 'neither death nor the sun can be stared at' (Yalom, 2011).
Para todos estos autores, en especial Montaigne y La Rochefoucauld (13) a los que sigue Mandeville, la mayoria de las mas bellas acciones del alma (como la piedad o la benevolencia) proceden del impulso de las pasiones, y es siempre el corazon el que hace hablar al espiritu o este es siempre la victima del corazon.
"We rarely find that people have good sense unless they agree with us/' --Francois 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.