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    The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all imaginable care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind, and they are in continual danger of breaking the skin and bursting out again.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    The grace of novelty and the length of habit, though so very opposite to one another, yet agree in this, that they both alike keep us from discovering the faults of our friends.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity can give us no assistance in bearing them.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    There are several sorts of curiosity: a curiosity of self-interest, for example, which makes us desire to learn things that may be useful to us; and one of pride, which proceeds from an itch to know more than other people.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)