Vauvenargues Marquis Quotes

32 Vauvenargues Marquis quotes:

"You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character."
"Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts."
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"Give help rather than advice."
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"The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success."
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"Action makes more fortune than caution"
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"Necessity delivers us from the embarrassment of choice"
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"Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice."
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"Our failings sometimes bind us to one another as closely as could virtue itself."
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"Emotions have taught mankind to reason."
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"We should expect the best and the worst of mankind, as from the weather."
"Most people grow old within a small circle of ideas, which they have not discovered for themselves. There are perhaps less wrong-minded people than thoughtless."
"If people did not compliment one another there would be little society."
"We discover in others what others hide from us, and we recognize in others what we hide from ourselves."
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"You are not born for fame if you don't know the value of time."
"We are so presumptuous that we think we can separate our personal interest from that of humanity, and slander mankind without compromising ourselves"
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"Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit; few people are modest enough not to take offence that one appreciates them."
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"Patience is the art of hoping."
"Great thoughts come from the heart."
"The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources."
"The counsels of old age give light without heat, like the sun in winter."

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