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Jean de la Bruyere (1645 - 1696)
French moralist [more author details]
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Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present.
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Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy.
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It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not.
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The shortest and best ways to make your fortune is to let people see clearly that it is in their interests to promote yours.
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The slave has but one master; the ambitious man has as many as can help him in making his fortune.
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