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Maxioms by Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld

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That is fine, and I would have praised you more had you praised
me less.
[Fr., Cela est read more

That is fine, and I would have praised you more had you praised
me less.
[Fr., Cela est beau, et je vous louerais davantage si vous
m'aviez loue moins.]

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Gallantry of mind consists in saying flattering things in an
agreeable manner.

Gallantry of mind consists in saying flattering things in an
agreeable manner.

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To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
[Fr., C'est une grande habilete que de savoir cacher read more

To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
[Fr., C'est une grande habilete que de savoir cacher son
habilete.]

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Cunning and treachery are the offspring of incapacity.

Cunning and treachery are the offspring of incapacity.

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That which makes the vanity of others unbearable to us is that
which wounds our own.
[Fr., Ce read more

That which makes the vanity of others unbearable to us is that
which wounds our own.
[Fr., Ce qui nous rend la vanite des autres insupportable, c'est
qu'elle blesse la notre.]

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