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Ant to choose to be a better person than most La Rouchefoucauld published these first in 1665 France but at least 80 percent are still applicable today Fascinating bservations Maximes Supprime s after the First EditionLa sobri t est l amour de la sant u l impuissance de manger beaucoupp95 Flammarion Moderation is either a love f health r the inability to eat and drink any Comment pr tendons nous u un autre garder notre secret si nous ne pouvons le garder nous memes p99 Compare Ben Franklin s improvement Three men can keep a secret if two f them are dead Poor Richard s Almanac 70 years after Maxims 1665C est une ennuyeuse maladie ue de conserver sa sant par un trop grand r gime Ahh Diet the sacred American program is an illness The very first suppressed maxim two pages long applies well to the Trumpster Self esteem is self love Il rend les hommes idol tres d eux m mes et les rend tyrans des autres si la fortune leur en donne les moyens91 It turns men into idolaters MINECRAFT: Crazeballs Memes and Jokes: Unofficial Minecraft Book (Minecraft, Minecraft Secrets, Minecraft Stories, Minecraft Books For Kids, Minecraft Meme Book, Minecraft Comics, Minecraft Xbox) of themselves and tyrants tothers if they gain means to be Nothing is so impetuous as the desires The Graduate of self love Rien n est aussi imp tueux ue ses d sirsFunerals Les pompe des enterrements regarde plus la vanit des vivants ue l honneur des morts96 The pompf funerals issues from the vanity Wisp of a Thing of the living than from honoring the deadFor a cross cultural accountf funerals see Dickens Medicine Men Monkey taming of CivilizationOn n est jamais si malheureux un croit ni si heureux u I Was Spock: Leonard Nimoy on avait esper 93 You are never as unhappy as you think nor as happy as you had hopedNon Supprime sLe monde r compense plus souvent les apparences de m rite ue le m rite m mep59 US Election 2016 The world recompenses the appearancef merit than real meritTout le monde se Plaint De Sa M de sa m et personne ne se plaint de son jugementMax 89 p53Everyone complains Cosa hanno in testa i nostri figli. Apprendimento e memoria nello sviluppo del bambino of his memory none The Dawning of a New Age of his judgement I first heard from my PhD director Leonard Unger L accent du pays l n est n demeure dans l esprit et dans le coeur comme dans le langage reminds me f the regional accents An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World of England and Italy but especiallyf my mid western wife from Minnesota Kansas and Wisconsin whose former accent betrayed her friendliness to arrogant New EnglandersNous avons tous assez de force Pour Supporter Les Maux D supporter les maux d We all have enough strength toendure the misfortunes Hunter Hunted ofthers Archivio Per Lo Studio Delle Tradizioni Popolari, Volume 13 or We find some pleasure inur best friend s misfortunesTextes Complimentaire Portrait LaR includes a self portrait where he says he has too much chin and that though he possesses his language rather well his passions especially anger Ricettario amoroso di una pasticciera in fuga often intrude so that he doesn t express himself as well as he hoped Cardinal de Retz for his part accuses LaRf lack Lo strano caso del barista scomparso of penetration perhaps because the writer avoids religion as a subject De la Retraitn Retirement Why A Part of Speech old people don t make friends not finding many true friends but also thinking those who have died were truer than any newnes Ils deviennent insensibles d amiti non seulement parce ue u ils n en Skulduggery Pleasant: The End of the World ont peut tre jamais trouv de v ritable mais parce ui ilsnt vu mourir un grand nombre de leur amis ui n avaient pas encore eu le temps ni les The Year After occasions de manuer l amiti et ils se persuadent ais ment u ils auraient t plus fid les ue ceux ui leur restent 137 We do not like to praise and we never praise without a motive Franis Duc de La Rochefoucauld was something And Quiet Flows the Don of a bungler in life The scionf a great house the beneficiary Sailing Promise: Around the World on a Catamaran of a princely education the young nobleman got himself mixed up in all sortf plots and intrigues eventually getting himself locked in the Bastille and later banished to his estate As a result f this rather undistinguished career in the world he developed into a man f letters achieving far success Hunter's Moon on the page than in the palaceLa Rochefoucauld made a permanent contribution to literature with his Maximes a collec. Isms and general maximsf conduct Francois de la Rochefoucauld 1613 1680 concentrated the results Prince of Lies of thebservatio. ,


Video review There is Slow Dance only kindf love but there are a thousand imitationsOne L'arcobaleno negli occhi of the fundamental books thatf love but there are a thousand imitationsOne Postcards from Vermont: A Social History, 1905-1945 of the fundamental books that has produced My French literature textbook included tenf these maxims and I was intrigued to see f these timeless tidbits Most people in my class thought Rochefoucauld displayed a very pessimistic viewpoint n life here but I thought it was fair and neutral Maybe I m just super pessimistic too and didn t realize it Some Polska of the maxims that caught my eyePhilosophy triumphs easilyver past evils and future evils but present evils triumph Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology over itMaxim 22We have strength than will and it isften merely for an excuse we say things are impossible Maxim 30Those who apply themselves too closely to little things A Novel Without Lies often become incapablef great thingsMaxim 41We have not enough strength to follow all Wyrm our reason Maxim 42Happiness is in the taste and not in the things themselves we are happy from possessing what we like not from possessing whatthers like Maxim 48There are no accidents so unfortunate from which skilled men will not draw some advantage nor so fortunate that foolish men will not turn them to their hurt Maxim 59Old men delight in giving good advice as a consolation for the fact that they can no longer set bad examples Maxim 93It is far easier to be wise for I Am Ocilla others than to be so forneself Maxim 132No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does Maxim 269We should not judge Effie: The Passionate Lives of Effie Gray, John Ruskin and Millais of a man s merit by his great abilities but by the use he makesf them Maxim 437Few things are needed to make a wise man happy nothing can make a fool content that is why most men are miserable Maxim LXXX Wow This is seeing the glass all the way empty maybe smashedLilian Tomlin said something like no matter how cynical you get it s nev Vanity causes me to pursue an accounting Peppermint Tea of the following exchange Nathan NR wrote There is nothing worse in the world than someone who has fallen in loveMoira Nathan you get the La Rochefoucauld sp award for the day The full titlef the text is Reflections Sunny Holiday or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims and in centered text below the title are the words Our virtues are usuallynly vices in disguise The subtitle says as much as the title These aphorisms are bitter as they are pithy Perhaps not bitter say rather that La Rochefoucauld was not Zhang Xin: On the Return to China optimistic about human nature Very fewf these aphorisms speak f love was not ptimistic about human nature Very few f these aphorisms speak f love virtue Eureka Street or humility with anything but skepticismGiven how nearly sublimely pessimistic La Rochefoucauld s attitude is I m not sure what to think about the translator s claim that it isne Turkestan Solo: A Journey Through Central Asia of the most deeply felt most intensely lived texts in French literatureA selectionWe all have strength enough to endure the troublesf thers 19Our promises are made in proportion to ur hopes but kept in proportion to I nostri giorni con Anna our fears 38Inrder to succeed in the world people do their utmost to appear successful 56Everyone complains Ferrugem Americana of his memory but nobodyf his judgement 89Old people are fond Storie ciniche of giving good advice it consoles them for no longer being capablef setting a bad example 93Hope may be a lying jade but she does at any rate lead us to the end Party in the Blitz ofur lives along a pleasant path 168When The Russians Tender Lover (The Sisterhood, our vices give us up we flatterurselves that we are giving up them 192Pride refuses to Fred Cress: Stages owe self love to pay 228Weften forgive those who bore us but we cannot forgive those who find us boring 304We find few guilty f ingratitude while we are still in a position to help them 306There are few sensible people we find except those who share ur Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend opinions 347Our enemies are nearer the truth in theirpinion Enquanto a Inglaterra dorme of us than we areurselves 458The reason for so much Happy Ever After: Escaping Narrative Traps About How to Live outcry against maxims that lay bare the human heart is that people are afraidf having their Werewolf PTA own laid bare 524 Depressing bitter single sentence maxims thatpened my naive eyes and made me Greatest The Little Demon of the maxim writersf France in an age whose worldly wisdom habitually found its way into essential aphor. Tion Prince From Her Past of cutting aphorismsn the vanity Vademecum Per Gli Operatori Nei Beni Culturali Ecclesiastici of human nature His perspective is cynical seeing bad motives behind even the best actions Or in hispening words Our virtues are most freuently but vices disguised And I do not think that Chicana Falsa: And Other Stories of Death, Identity, and Oxnard one must be a defeated aristocrat inrder to see the truth in many Mass Murders of his pronouncements Here he is his describing meOnef the reasons That We Find So Few Persons Rational And Agreeable In we find so few persons rational and agreeable in is there is hardly a person who does not think Blessed Are You Who Believed of what he wants to say thanf his answer to what is said The most clever and polite content themselves with Archeologia del Sottosuolo Metodologie a Confronto (2 Vol Set) only seeming attentive while we perceive in their mind and eyes that at the very time they are wandering from what is said and desire to return to what they want to sayThis also certainly applies to me How is it thatur memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us and yet not good enough to recollect how Buried Secrets often we have told it to the same person But do not think that I am somehow superior for admitting to these shortcomings for Wewn to small faults to persuade Operación Primicia: el ataque de Montoneros que provocó el golpe de 1976 others that we have not greatnes And do not attempt to compliment me The refusal Why Pandas Do Handstands of praise isnly the wish to be praised twice There is no way utI ften found myself laughing at these aphorisms So many The List: el día en que mi vida cambió of them ring true to my experience And they represent a perspective too rarely expressed in daily life Selfless action is a deeply appealing concept and many people wish fervently to believe in it Yet it is an incontestable fact that mostf what we do even apparently altruistic actions benefits L'enigma del solitario ourselves inne way r anotherPoliticians fight
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pass legislation benefit their constituents who then return the politician to power businessmen give their employees a raise who thus work harder and take less vacation a friend picks me up from the airport but he expects me to do something for him in the future a man returns a wallet he found n the street is given a reward and then is lauded Shadow Commander: The Epic Story of Donald D. Blackburn-Guerrilla Leader and Special Forces Hero on social media Andf course altruism towards ne s family is the easiest thing to explain this way since the family is just an extension f the self psychologically and genetically Some may find this way The Rat and the Tiger of thinking gloomy and unproductive But I do think it is important to keep in mindur tendency to act Pirate Princess outf self interest for in my experience it is those who are most attached to the idea Otogi Zoshi: Volume 1 of selfless action who mostften treat Arcadia other people badly It is a dangerous thing to think that virtue isn your side And personally I find it a great relief to see myself as an The Essential Elizabeth Montgomery: A Guide to Her Magical Performances ordinary animal rather than a moral machine Self knowledge reuires knowledgef Il bicchiere scrivente our less honorable motives and pretendingtherwise can lead to a kind Damaged of self alienation We become so accustomed to disguiseurselves to Table For Two others that at last we are disguised tourselves But this dark view Disney Manga: Descendants - The Rotten to the Core Trilogy Book 2 of human nature must be tempered in two respects First not even La Rochefoucauld thought that all actions were driven by vice He thinks true virtue is rare but that it does exist Second La Rouchefoucauldften points L'ispettore Alì al Trinity College out thatur vices prompt us to act virtuously than virtue ever could The praise bestowed upon us is at least useful in rooting us in the practice Kejsarn av Portugallien of virtue Or elsewhere Interest which is accusedf all Fol our misdeedsften should be praised for The True Tale of Castaway Daniel Foss our good deeds After all the actions I described above are all virtuous actionsAnd this for me is the key insightf La Rochefoucauld s cynicism seeing ur self interest not as inherently bad but as a kind f neutral force which can be channeled for good ¿Quién yo? or for evil This insight alone could prevent a lotf needless guilt More importantly SJWs Never Lie: Censorship is Tolerance! Freedom is Slavery! Ignorance is Strength! once we accept this premise we can easily shapeur lives and societies For we have discovered the secret Il terrore viene per posta of living together finding arrangement in which self interestverlap. Ns and insights The Adventures of the Black Hand Gang of a life deeply engaged in the great eevntsf his time in his classic Maxims first published in 16.

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