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La Rochefoucauld Maxims

A New English Translation

by Edward M. Stack

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Vantage Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maxims,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • European - French,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7782955M
    ISBN 100533149746
    ISBN 109780533149742
    OCLC/WorldCa61639281

      Join us as we begin our journey through the book of Maxims by La Rochefoucauld!   ‎The passions are the only advocates which always persuade. They are a natural art, the rules of which are infallible; and the simplest man with passion will /5(3).

    A must visit – Château de la Rochefoucauld. Getting the chance to spend your holidays in France is truly a dream come true. It is one of the most picturesque places on earth, a vast source of inspiration for many of its world famous poets, musicians, and painters. 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).

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   La Fontaine, in his fable, (b. i. 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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La Rochefoucauld Maxims by Edward M. Stack Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

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. After abandoning politics La Rochefoucauld Maxims book 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 found 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 La Rochefoucauld Maxims book Reflections.—.

La Rochefoucauld Maxims (Dover Books on Literature & Drama) La Rochefoucauld. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Collected Maxims and Other Reflections (Oxford World's Classics)5/5(5).

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).

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. 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. 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. 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. 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).

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). 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.

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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.

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.

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. 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. 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). Maxims Of La Rochefoucauld by Rochefoucauld, Francois de Marsillac; James Schwering, illustrator and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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.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.