Video review My French literature textbook included ten of these maxims and I was intrigued to see of these timeless tidbits Most eople in my class thought Rochefoucauld displayed a very essimistic viewpoint on life here but I thought it was fair and neutral Maybe I m just "super essimistic too and didn t realize it Wow This is seeing the glass all the way empty "pessimistic too and didn t realize it Wow This is seeing the glass all the way empty smashedLilian Tomlin said something like no matter how cynical you get it s never enough to keep up If this jives with your view of humanity read RochefoucauldThe maxims are short and ithy and misanthropicSelf love is subtler than the subtlest man of the worldThe moderation of happy Times of Bede people comes from the tranuility that good fortune gives to their dispositionWhat is called generosity is most often just the vanity of giving which we like than what we giveWe make a mistake if we believe that only t The full title of the text is Reflections or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims and in centered text below the title are the words Our virtues are usually only vices in disguise The subtitle says as much as the title These aphorisms are bitter as they areithy Perhaps not bitter say rather that La Rochefoucauld was not optimistic about human nature Very few of these aphorisms speak of love friendship virtue *or humility with anything but skepticismGiven how nearly sublimely essimistic La Rochefoucauld s attitude is I m not sure what * humility with anything but skepticismGiven how nearly sublimely essimistic La Rochefoucauld s attitude is I m not sure what think about the translator s claim that it is one of the most deeply felt most intensely lived texts in French literatureA selectionWe all have strength enough to endure the troubles of others 19Our City for Sale: Ed Koch and the Betrayal of New York promises are made inroportion to our hopes but kept in The Runaway Prophet Jonah Study Guide 1998 proportion to our fears 38In order to succeed in the worldeople do their utmost to appear successful 56Everyone complains of his memory but nobody of his judgement 89Old eople are fond of giving good advice it consoles them fo. Greatest of the maxim writers of France in an age whose worldly wisdom habitually found its way into essential aphor.
Summary Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes moralesR no longer being capable of setting a bad example 93Hope may be a lying jade but she does at any rate lead us to the end of our "lives along a Davids Sling pleasantath 168When our vices give us up we flatter ourselves that we are giving up "along a Reality Hunger: A Manifesto. David Shields pleasantath 168When our vices give us up we flatter ourselves that we are giving up 192Pride refuses to owe self love to Learner Strategies in Language Learning pay 228We often forgive those who bore us but we cannot forgive those who find us boring 304We find few guilty of ingratitude while we are still in aosition to help them 306There are few sensible Dangerously Placed people we find except those who share our opinions 347Our enemies are nearer the truth in their opinion of us than we are ourselves 458The reason for so much outcry against maxims that lay bare the human heart is thateople are afraid of having their own laid bare 524 Maximes Supprime s after the First EditionLa sobri t est l amour de la sant ou l impuissance manger beaucoupp95 Flammarion Moderation is either a love of health or the inability to eat and drink any Comment Just Destiny pr nous u un autre garder notre secret si nous neouvons le garder nous memes Paradise Run p99 Compare Ben Franklin s improvement Three men can keep a secret if two of them are dead Poor Richard s Almanac 70 years after Maxims 1665C est une ennuyeuse maladie ue de conserver sa santar un trop grand r gime Ahh Diet the sacred American rogram is an illness The very first suppressed maxim two ages long applies well to the Trumpster Self esteem is self love Il rend les hommes idol tres d eux m mes et les rend tyrans des autres si la fortune leur en donne les moyens91 It turns men into idolaters of themselves and tyrants to others if they gain means to be Nothing is so impetuous as the desires of self love Rien n est aussi imp tueux ue ses d sirsFunerals Les Help Me, Jacques Cousteau pompe des enterrements regardelus la vanit des vivants ue l honneur des morts96 The omp of funerals issues from the vanity of the living than from honoring the deadFor a cross cultural. Isms and general maxims of conduct Francois de la Rochefoucauld 1613 1680 concentrated the results of the observatio. .
Account of funerals see Dickens Medicine Men of CivilizationOn n est jamais si malheureux u on croit ni si heureux u on avait esper 93 You are never as unhappy as you think nor as happy as you had hopedNon Supprime sLe monde r compense Oracle R12 Applications DBA Field Guide plus souvent les apparences de m rite ue le m rite m mep59 US Election 2016 The world recompenses the appearance of merit than real meritTout le monde selaint de sa m moire et Wie war das noch? Schulwissen, neu aufpoliert personne ne selaint de son jugementMax 89 Hidden Boundaries p53Everyone complains of his memory no one of his judgement I first heard from my PhD director Leonard Unger L accent duays o l on est n demeure dans l esprit et dans le coeur comme dans le langage reminds me of the regional accents of England and Italy but especially of my mid western wife from Minnesota Kansas
and wisconsin whoseWisconsin whose accent betrayed her friendliness to arrogant New EnglandersNous avons tous assez de force our supporter les maux d autrui We all have enough strength toendure the misfortunes of others or We find some leasure in our best friend s misfortunesTextes Complimentaire Portrait LaR includes a self Gods Callgirl portrait where he says he has too much chin and that though heossesses his language rather "Well His Passions Especially "his Forever I'm Yours passions especially often intrude so that he doesn t express himself as well as he hoped Cardinal de Retz for hisart accuses LaR of lack of enetration erhaps because the writer avoids religion as a subject De la Retrait on Retirement Why old eople don t make friends not finding many true friends but also thinking those who have died were truer than any new ones Ils deviennent insensibles d amiti non seulement arce ue u ils n en ont Renoir peut tre jamais trouv de v ritable maisarce ui ils ont vu mourir un grand nombre de leur amis ui n avaient Nebular Sammelband 5 - Galaxis in Panik pas encore eu le temps ni les occasions de manuer l amiti et ils seersuadent ais ment u ils auraient t lus fid les ue ceux ui leur restent 137. Ns and insights of a life deeply engaged in the great eevnts of his time in his classic Maxims first ublished in 16.