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Maxims

La Rochefoucauld - Author

Leonard Tancock - Translator

Leonard Tancock - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780140440959 | 128 pages | 28 Jan 1982 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than 600 penetrating and pithy aphorisms.
Maxims - La Rochefoucauld

Translated by Leonard Tancock

Introduction
Portraits
Self-Portrait of the Duc de la Rochefoucauld
Portrait of the Duc de la Rochefoucauld by Cardinal de Retz
Portrait of Cardinal de Retz by La Rochefoucauld

Maxims
Reflections or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims
Posthumous Maxims
Maxims withdrawn by the Author

Notes