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
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
Reflections or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims
Maxims withdrawn by the Author