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The Maxims of La Rochefoucauld

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11889121M
    ISBN 101428619798
    ISBN 109781428619791


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The Maxims of La Rochefoucauld by François duc de La Rochefoucauld Download PDF EPUB FB2

Francois de La Rochefoucauld In the early 17th century, a French writer earned great acclaim for publishing a book of maxims that influenced French society centuries after he wrote.

Important thinkers like Friedrich Nietzsche admired him, and literary critics bandied his name about in comparison and contrast to their own contemporaries/5.

Below I offer a collection of my favorite maxims from the that La Rochefoucauld penned. Hopefully they will give you a taste of his style, as well as insights on how to more deftly navigate a world that still remarkably resembles the machinations of a French royal court. The Maxims of. After abandoning politics when he was about forty, François, duc de La Rochefoucauld () began to write down his maxims, which were first published in book form in Poetic, ironic, and frequently humorous, his wise observations can also be blunt and brutally candid: Everyone blames his memory, no one his by: 1.

REFLECTIONS; OR, SENTENCES AND MORAL MAXIMS Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised. [This epigraph which is the key to the system of La Rochefoucauld, is The Maxims of La Rochefoucauld book in another form as No.

of the maxims of the first edition,it is omitted from the 2nd and 3rd, and reappears for the first time in the 4th edition, inas at present, at the head of the Reflections.—. 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 maxime, a French literary form of epigram that expresses severe or contradictory facts with Rochefoucauld published only two works, the Mémoires and the onally, about letters have been collected with 19 shorter /5(39).

About Maxims. The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than penetrating and pithy aphorisms. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher.

Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld was born in Paris in Descended from a distinguished and titled Poitou family, he inherited the title of Duke when his father died in 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 reigns of 5/5(1).

Author: François duc de La Rochefoucauld,Francois La Rochefoucauld, duc de; Publisher: St Augustine PressInc ISBN: N.A Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In addition, this work contains an updated version, in English, of the original French index of the work that will greatly aid the reader in finding just the right maxim."--BOOK JACKET.

Buy a cheap copy of The Maxims book by François de La Rochefoucauld. After abandoning politics when he was about forty, François, duc de La Rochefoucauld () began to write down his maxims, which were first published in book Free shipping over $/5(5). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims by François duc de La Rochefoucauld - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Description of the book "Maxims": The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than penetrating and pithy aphorisms.

Reviews of the Maxims. Buy Maxims (Classics) First Thus by La Rochefoucauld, Tancock, Leonard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(35). After abandoning politics when he was about forty, Fran&#;ois, duc de La Rochefoucauld () began to write down his maxims, which were first published in book form in Poetic, ironic, and frequently humorous, his wise observations can also be blunt and brutally candid:Everyone Brand: Dover Publications.

Find more Quotes Here: Top 21 Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes (Author of Maxims) François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac was a. The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than penetrating and pithy aphorisms.

Moral Reflections, Sentences and Maxims of Francis, Duc de la Rochefoucauld. Voltaire said that La Rochefoucauld’s Maxims was the book that had most powerfully shaped the character of the French people, giving them their taste for psychological reflection, precision and cynicism.

Behind almost every one of the maxims lies a challenge to an ordinary, flattering view of. The Paperback of the Maxims by La Rochefoucauld at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. The National Book Award winner from Pulitzer Prize-winning author A.

Scott Berg is now celebrating Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. La Rochefoucauld, like Seneca before him and Nietzsche after, is one of the rare thinkers in the Western Canon to use maxims and aphorisms as a Author: David Bahr.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: La Rochefoucauld, François, duc de, Maxims of La Rochefoucauld. New York: Random House, ©   Join us as we begin our journey through the book of Maxims by La Rochefoucauld.

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Book Of A Lifetime: Maxims, By La Rochefoucauld. a slim volume from 17th-century France that Voltaire remarked was the book that had most powerfully shaped the character of the French people. 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 maxime, a French literary form of epigram that expresses severe or contradictory facts with Rochefoucauld published only two works, the Mémoires and the onally, about letters have been collected with 19 shorter /5(33).

Every major author in the eighteenth century knew La Rochefoucauld's Maximes; Voltaire reported that the French knew these maxims by heart. Now, for the first time, scholars of Anglo-French literary relations can read each maxim in this period translation together with its French original.

For added convenience, the editor has also supplied an appendix containing the authentic Rochefoucauld. François de La Rochefoucauld describes his Maxims as a “portrait of the human heart.” He writes in the preface to the first edition that these reflections on human conduct will probably.

The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than penetrating and pithy aphorisms. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

With more than 1, titles, Penguin. Maxims La Rochefoucauld. This is the first-ever French-English edition of La Rochefoucauld’s Réflexions, ou sentences et maximes morales, long known in English simply as the translation, the first to appear in forty years, is completely new and aims – unlike all.

The anonymous translator of selections from Amelot's edition adopted a more colloquial style than is generally associated with La Rochefoucauld's maxims; he also turns out to be significant not only as a translator but also as a reinterpreter of the central moral issue in the entire book.

La Rochefoucauld Maxims - Ebook written by La Rochefoucauld. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read La Rochefoucauld Maxims.5/5(5).

François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac was a noted French author of. See also the English translation of The Moral Maxims and Reflections of the Duke De La Rochefoucauld by George H.

Powell (). 91 quotes from Maxims: ‘Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.’. Robert de La Rochefoucauld belonged to one of the oldest families of the French nobility, whose members included François de La Rochefoucauld, the author.

After abandoning politics when he was about forty, François, duc de La Rochefoucauld () began to write down his maxims, which were first published in book form in Poetic, ironic, and frequently humorous, his wise observations can also be blunt and brutally candid/5(22). Download maxims of la rochefoucauld ebook free in PDF and EPUB Format.

maxims of la rochefoucauld also available in docx and mobi. Read maxims of la rochefoucauld online, read in mobile or Kindle. But no, it was written in the mid 17th century by Francois, du de La Rochefoucauld. It is number in his famous book of Maxims, a work that stands beside other timeless classics of advice, reflection and epithets; like Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, and Balthasar Gracian’s The Art of Worldly Wisdom.

Allan Wingate, This book has soft covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. La Fontaine, in his fable, (b. 11,) "L' Homme et son Image," has made an ingenious defence of La Rochefoucauld's book. The "Maxims" receive a portion of their peculiar point from the very courtly scene of contemplation, and from the delicacy and finesse with which the veil is penetrated that is spread over the surface of refined society.

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Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader.Read "Maxims" by La Rochefoucauld available from Rakuten Kobo. The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is Brand: Penguin Books Ltd.A book purporting to be La Rochefoucauld's memoirs was published in the Dutch Republic whence, despite the author's protest, it continued to be reprinted for some thirty years.

It has now been proved to have been pieced together from the work of half a dozen .