Vauvenargues, Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de Vauvenargues

Vauvenargues, Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de Vauvenargues
1715
1747

French Moralist, Essayist, Writer of Aphorisms

Author Quotes

The morals spoil more easily they recover.

The resistance is individual, it refers to any program.

The truth is the sum of intelligences.

The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success.

The ridicule is the test of self-esteem.

The ungodly said God: wherefore hast thou made ??miserable?

The most bizarre contradictions enter the same character and form.

The science project is to prevent the difficulties of enforcement.

The usefulness of virtue is so obvious that the bad practice by the interest.

The need poisons the evils it cannot heal.

The secret of the lower pleasures of nature through reason.

The war is not so expensive that bondage.

The need to deliver us from the embarrassment of choice.

The sharpness is the genius of the masters.

The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good.

The ordinary pretext of those who the misfortune of others is that they want their property.

The skilled person is repelled.

The word courage is fearlessness in jeopardy.

The passions of men have learned the reason.

The spirits often change false maxims.

The perfection of a clock is not to go fast, but to be accurate.

The sterility of feeling nourished laziness.

The perfection of a pendulum is not to go fast, but to be resolved.

The storms of youth are surrounded by bright days.

The philosophy has its modes such as clothes, music and architecture.

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First Name
Vauvenargues, Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de Vauvenargues
Birth Date
1715
Death Date
1747
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French Moralist, Essayist, Writer of Aphorisms