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Maxims of La Rochefoucauld

François duc de La Rochefoucauld

Maxims of La Rochefoucauld

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maxims.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1917.

    StatementFrançois, duc de la Rochefoucauld ; translated by John Heard, Jr.
    SeriesDover books on literature and drama
    ContributionsHeard, John, b. 1889.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1815 .A72 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 65 p. ;
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17844585M
    ISBN 100486451453
    ISBN 109780486451459
    LC Control Number2006046346


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The Maxims of Francois de La Rochefoucauld. La Rochefoucauld Maxims (Dover Books on Literature & Drama) Paperback – October 6, by La Rochefoucauld (Author), John Heard Jr. (Translator) out of 5 stars 22 ratingsCited by: 1. Francois de La Rochefoucauld In the early 17th century, a French writer earned great acclaim for publishing a book of maxims that influenced French society centuries after he wrote.

Important thinkers like Friedrich Nietzsche admired him, and literary critics bandied his name about in comparison and contrast to their own contemporaries/5. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld was born in Paris in Descended from a distinguished and titled Poitou family, he inherited the title of Duke when his father died in After serving in the army, where he participated in the battles of the Fronde, La Rochefoucauld took a prominent part in court life and politics during the reigns of 5/5(2).

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Francois de La Rochefoucauld was a 17th century French aristocrat who was well-known for his pithy maxims about everyday life and human nature. There’s a good chance that you’ve heard of some variant of one of his sayings and found yourself contemplative about the larger repercussions of the maxim.

REFLECTIONS; OR, SENTENCES AND MORAL MAXIMS Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised. [This epigraph which is the key to the system of La Rochefoucauld, is found in another form as No.

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Author: François duc de La Rochefoucauld,Francois La Rochefoucauld, duc de; Publisher: St Augustine PressInc ISBN: N.A Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In addition, this work contains an updated version, in English, of the original French index of the work that will greatly aid the reader in finding just the right maxim."--BOOK JACKET.

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Behind almost every one of these maxims, or aphorisms, there. Every major author in the eighteenth century knew La Rochefoucauld's Maximes; Voltaire reported that the French knew these maxims by heart.

Now, for the first time, scholars of Anglo-French literary relations can read each maxim in this period translation together with its French original. For added convenience, the editor has also supplied an appendix containing the authentic Rochefoucauld. About Maxims.

The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than penetrating and pithy aphorisms. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading.

A table of alternative maxim numbers and an index of topics help the reader to locate any maxim quickly and to appreciate the full range of La Rochefoucauld's thought on any of his favourite themes, such as self-love, vice and virtue, love and jealousy, friendship and 4/5(25).

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After abandoning politics when he was about forty, Fran&#;ois, duc de La Rochefoucauld () began to write down his maxims, which were first published in book form in Poetic, ironic, and frequently humorous, his wise observations can also be blunt and brutally Pages: Reflections: or Sentences and Moral Maxims by La Rochefoucauld (): Let’s get cynical We ought to go on a corporate retreat to help us reconnect with our buried cynicism Sat, Nov 9,Author: Rob Doyle.

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You might think that was written about local politics, or a comment on the local blogosphere. But no, it was written in the mid 17th century by Francois, du de La Rochefoucauld. It is number in his famous book of Maxims, a work that stands beside other timeless classics of advice, reflection and epithets; like Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, and Balthasar Gracian’s The Art of Worldly Wisdom.

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Voltaire said that La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims was the book that had most powerfully shaped the character of the French people, giving them their taste for psychological reflection, precision and cynicism. Behind almost every one of the maxims lies a challenge to. Maxims and Moral Reflections by François de La Rochefoucauld.

Publication date Publisher Printed for L. Davis Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user. LA ROCHEFOUCAULD MAXIMS by La Rochefoucauld a Non-Fiction book ISBN ISBN with cover, excerpt, author notes, review link, and availability.

Buy a copy today. François de La Rochefoucauld describes his Maxims as a “portrait of the human heart.” He writes in the preface to the first edition that these reflections on human conduct will probably.

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The translation, the first to appear in forty years, is completely new and aims -- unlike all previous versions -- at being as literal as possible. Maxims. Francois de la Rochefoucauld Maxims Francois de la Rochefoucauld This is the first-ever French-English edition of La Rochefoucauld’s Réflexions, ou sentences et maximes morales, long known in English simply as the Maxims.

The translation, the first to appear in forty years, is. A table of alternative maxim numbers and an index of topics help the reader to locate any maxim quickly. - ;'Our virtues are, most often, only vices in disguise.'. Deceptively brief and insidiously easy to read, La Rochefoucauld's shrewd, unflattering analyses of human behaviour have influenced writers, thinkers, and public figures as various.

After abandoning politics when he was about forty, François, duc de La Rochefoucauld () began to write down his maxims, which were first published in book form in Poetic, ironic, and frequently humorous, his wise observations can also be blunt and brutally candid: Everyone blames his memory, no one his judgment.

Maxims Of La Rochefoucauld by Rochefoucauld, Francois de Marsillac; James Schwering, illustrator and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac was a noted French author of.

See also the English translation of The Moral Maxims and Reflections of the Duke De La Rochefoucauld by George H. Powell ().

91 quotes from Maxims: ‘Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.’. Read "Maxims" by La Rochefoucauld available from Rakuten Kobo.

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Revised and improved. London, 8 vo. Maxims and Moral Reflections of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld bio and selections from Maxims Petri Liukkonen.

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Les pensées, maximes, et réflexions morales de François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld: avec des remarques & notes critiques, morales, politiques & historiques sur chacune de ces pensées, par Amelot de La Houssaye & l'Abbé de La Roche, & des maximes chrétiennes par Madame de La Sablière ()[Leather Bound].

This book contains collections of wise sayings and maxims by François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac (15 September – 17 March ) was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs.

He is part of the literary movement of classicism and best known for his maxims.Get this from a library! Collected maxims and other reflections. [François La Rochefoucauld, duc de; E H Blackmore; A M Blackmore; Francine Giguère] -- This is the fullest collection of La Rochefoucauld's writings ever published in English, and includes the first complete translation of the Miscellaneous Reflections.

A table of alternative maxim.