Memorable Quotations:
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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Born in Paris, Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) was a French epigrammatist and moralist. He took a leading part in the court life, politics, and wars of the reigns of Louis XIII and Louis XIV. La Rochefoucauld's political views and his stance in court schemes were significantly influenced by his close friendships with eminent noblewomen, including the duchesse de Chevreuse, the duchesse de Longueville, and Marie Madeleine, the comtesse de La Fayette; his scholarly life was expanded by his friendship with Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, the marquise de Sévigné. La Rochefoucauld was the writer of a celebrated volume of memoirs, Les mémoires sur la régence d'Anne d'Autriche (Memoirs on the Regency of Anne of Austria, 1662). He is world renowned for his Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales (Reflections or Moral Thoughts and Maxims, 1665-1678). They are sophisticated yet moral and are characterized by their succinctness, lucidity, fullness of meaning, and wittiness. La Rochefoucauld has never been outshined in France as a writer of epigrammatic maxims.


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