Site Overlay


François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs. It is said that his. : Maxims (English and French Edition) (): La Rochefoucauld, Stuart D Warner, Stephane Douard: Books. After abandoning politics when he was about forty, François, duc de La Rochefoucauld () began to write down his maxims, which were first published.

Author: Mikakora Malashicage
Country: Barbados
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Life
Published (Last): 12 July 2009
Pages: 47
PDF File Size: 13.9 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.29 Mb
ISBN: 815-5-96900-550-5
Downloads: 23860
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dinos

Reflections or Sentences and Moral Maxims. Marin de Montchenu, Baron de Montchenu. Showing of 27 reviews. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Medieval Renaissance 17th 18th 19th 20th century Contemporary. Selected Letters Penguin Classics. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See all 27 reviews. This and the quote from the preface are ad hoc translations mxxims Simone Thomas.

Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Get to Know Us.

There is a lot that people can learn by reading this book. Ships from and sold by Amazon.


François de La Rochefoucauld (writer)

Having this in electronic format is great for quick reads and for highlighting favorites, which Kindle also conveniently allows you to post to FB. So insightful and snarky. Buy the selected items together This item: About the Author La Rochefoucauld was a French classical author who was one of the most active rebels of the Fronde before becoming the leading proponent of the maximea French literary form of epigram that expresses severe or contradictory facts with brevity.

He had a circle of devoted friends and was recognized as a top-ranking moralist and man of letters. Neat, to the point and brutally honest. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

François de La Rochefoucauld – Wikiquote

It is usual now to publish them in their totality of Claude de Popincourt 6. The Maxims of La Rochefoucauld. Inthe Dutch firm House of Elzevir surreptitiously published what purported to be his memoirs, which brought him both trouble and fame.

Discover Mwxims Book Box for Kids. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? We always love those who admire us, and we do not always love those whom we admire.


Nearly all the great French critics of the 19th century wrote to some rodhefoucauld about La Rochefoucauld. Charles du Plessis-Liancourt Gabrielle du Plessis-Liancourt In fact, in his introduction, he advises. We are so used to disguise rochefoucalud to others, that at last we disguise ourselves even to ourselves.

His observations and comments on society are still applicable in many ways. Amazon Restaurants Food rochevoucauld from local restaurants. I would recommend anyone to buy this book because it is a great book. If we had no faults ourselves, we should not take such pleasure in observing those of others. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.