La Rochefoucauld Maxims: Maxims by John La RochefoucauldLa Rochefoucauld Maxims: Maxims by John La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld Maxims: Maxims

byJohn La Rochefoucauld

Paperback | October 6, 2006

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Often poetic, occasionally ironic, and frequently humorous, Maxims — first published in 1665 — can also be blunt and brutally candid: "Everyone blames his memory, no one his judgment." Bursting with philosophical musings that make for enlightened reading, this collection features more than 500 thought-provoking revelations.
Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld was born in Paris in 1613. Descended from a distinguished and titled Poitou family, he inherited the title of Duke when his father died in 1653. After serving in the army, where he participated in the battles of the Fronde, La Rochefoucauld took a prominent part in court life and politics during the rei...
Title:La Rochefoucauld Maxims: MaximsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:October 6, 2006Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486451453

ISBN - 13:9780486451459

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