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Quotations From DUC DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, FRANÇOIS

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    The same strength of character which helps a man resist love, helps to make it more violent and lasting too. People of unsettled minds are always driven about with passions, but never absolutely filled with any.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 479 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).

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