Authors > Nonfiction > Francois, duc de La Rochefoucauld
Though Men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their Great Achievements, yet these are, in Truth, very often owing, not so much to Design, as Chance.
duc de La Rochefoucauld
François, duc de La Rochefoucauld
The Moral Maxims and Reflections of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld
This early English translation of the pillar of French thought explores the enigma of amour-propre, or self-love.
Bartlett’s La Rochefoucauld Quotations
Epitomal selections by John Bartlett.


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