François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac (15 September 1613 – 17 March 1680) was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs. It is said that his world-view was clear-eyed and urbane, and that he neither condemned human conduct nor sentimentally celebrated it.
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No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us out of.
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least urging of self-interest.
Taste may change but inclination never.
You can find women who have never had an affair but it is hard to find a woman who has had just one.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
The force we use on ourselves to prevent ourselves from loving is often more cruel than the severest treatment at the hands of one loved.
If we judge love by most of its effects it resembles rather hatred than affection.
The desire of talking of ourselves and showing those faults we do not mind having seen makes up a good part of our sincerity.