François de la Rochefoucauld

François de la Rochefoucauld

Biography François de la Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

French moralist and philosopher

Also called François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac.
Was born on 15 sep 1613.
Died on 16 mar 1680, at 66 years old.
Origin country France
Quotes by François de la Rochefoucauld

François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac was a noted French moralist and author of maxims and memoirs. He is part of the literary movement of classicism and best known for his maxims. Although he only officially published his Memoirs and his Maxims, his literary production is dense.
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Quotes François de la Rochefoucauld

François de la Rochefoucauld

Genuine courage is to do without witnesses something that...

Quote by François de la Rochefoucauld about courage, world
François de la Rochefoucauld

In the misfortune of our best friends we always find...

Quote by François de la Rochefoucauld about bad luck
François de la Rochefoucauld

The restored friendships require more care than those...

Quote by François de la Rochefoucauld about friendship