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Maxims and moral reflections.

François duc de La Rochefoucauld

Maxims and moral reflections.

by François duc de La Rochefoucauld

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Published by by I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews, Faust"s statue, no. 45, Newbury Street. in Printed at Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maxims.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy the Duke de la Rochefoucault.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 27197.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, [1], 8-72 p.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17691721M

    Maxims and Reflections by Goethe. I’d never read any Goethe before this book but found these maxims to be spectacular. The topics range from natural science, art, ethics, literature to observations on chance encounters he’d have. The first English version of the work would seem to be that of Mrs. Aphra Behn, bearing the curious title of “Seneca unmasked,” or “Moral Reflections, etc.,” ; a loose and partial paraphrase of some of the earlier maxims, for further notice of which the reader may be referred to .

    Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maximsby François de La Rochefoucauld offers hundreds of brief, brutally honest observations of humankind and its self-serving nature. The perfect read for any realist—or anyone with the desire to evaluate their moral standing—this edition includes three supplements with additional maxims and essays. Get this book in print. ; Barnes&; I will be adding this book of more than maxims to my daily reflections, along with The Daily Stoic and James Allen's As A Man Thinketh. Brief, clever statements, usually with a moral focus, his maxims illustrate his perception of human behavior in often paradoxical and surprising 5/5(1).

      Maxims and Moral Reflections by Norman MacDonald, , available at Book Depository with free delivery : Norman Macdonald. A pretty good small volume of Holden's observations could be put together right now out of Mr. Salinger's book; call it "The Maxims and Moral Reflections of Holden Caulfield," say. Thus, On the Movies: "I can understand somebody going to the movies because there's nothing else to do, but when somebody really wants to go, then it depresses the.


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The full title of the text is Reflections or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims; and in centered text below the title are the words "Our virtues are usually only vices in disguise."The subtitle says as much as the title.

These aphorisms are bitter as they are pithy. Perhaps not bitter -- say, rather, that La Rochefoucauld was not optimistic about human nature/5(). 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 the Reflections.—. Collected Wisdom: The Art of Worldly Wisdom; Reflections: Or, Sentences and Moral Maxims; and Maxims and Reflections Baltasar Gracián.

out of 5 stars 4. Kindle Edition. $ Maxims (Classics) La Rochefoucauld. out of 5 stars 38 # 1 Best Seller in /5(11). Maxims and Moral Reflections book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This Author: Norman Macdonald. Maxims and Moral Reflections Paperback – Febru by Norman Macdonald (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Norman Macdonald.

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In England, John Dryden, Alexander Pope, and Jonathan Swift produced some of the most memorable epigrams of their time. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Maxims and Moral Reflections by The Duke De La Rochefoucault.

a Edition Re at the best online prices at. The titles "Maxims I" (sometimes referred to as three separate poems, "Maxims I, A, B and C") and "Maxims II" refer to pieces of Old English gnomic poem "Maxims I" can be found in the Exeter Book and "Maxims II" is located in a lesser known manuscript, London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius B i.

"Maxims I" and "Maxims II" are classified as wisdom poetry, being both influenced by Language: Old English. 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.

Moral Reflections, Sentences and Maxims () "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.

‎Maxims, observations, and reflections: moral, political, and divine. By Mr. Addison., Joseph Addison. Maxims, observations, and reflections: moral, political, and 4/5(1).

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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.

Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims (French:Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales) is a collection of aphorisms written by French nobleman François de La Rochefoucauld between and Quotes [].

as translated by L. Tancock. Les grandes âmes ne sont pas celles qui ont moins de passions et plus de vertus que les âmes communes, mais celles seulement qui ont de plus grands. Reflections; or, sentences and moral maxims by François Duc De La Rochefoucald Prince de Marsillac. Translated from the editions of and with introduction, notes, and some account of the author and his times by J.

Willis Bund, and J. Hain Friswell. This seems to put the moral agent’s attention in the wrong place: on the nature of her own maxims, rather than on the world of other people and morally salient situations.

The book shows how its proposed novel reading of Kant’s views ultimately paints an unfamiliar but appealing picture of the Kantian good-willed agent as much more embedded. 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.

Moral Maxims François duc de La Rochefoucauld — Maxims. Reflections; Or, Sentences and Moral Maxims by Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld, His famous Reflections encapsulate an attitude cultivated by experience at a time of intellectual awakening in France.

Rochefoucauld's even-handed nature receives due prominence in this book: his maxims are pithy and incisive, witty and occasionally Price: $Download Reflections; Or Sentences and Moral Maxims pdf File size: MB What's this? Many people prefer to read off-line or to print out text and read from the real printed page.

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