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Luc de Clapier
August 6, 1715 - May 28, 1747
Nationality: French
Category: Novelist
Subcategory: French Novelist

Indolence is the sleep of the mind.


To execute great things, one should live as though one would never die.


The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures.


The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good.


Clearness ornaments profound thoughts.


Patience is the art of hoping.


It is difficult to esteem a man as highly as he would wish.


The conscience of the dying belies their life.


Great thoughts come from the heart.


One can not be just if one is not humane.


The maxims of men reveal their characters.


When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it is a proof that it should be rejected.


Prosperity makes few friends.


The fool is like those people who think themselves rich with little.


Obscurity is the realm of error.


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