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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quote – “There are different kinds of curiosity…”

There are different kinds of curiosity; one springs from interest, which makes us desire to know everything that may be profitable to us; another from pride, which springs from a desire to know what others do not know. Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613 – 1680)

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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quote – “What men have given the name of friendship…”

What men have given the name of friendship to is nothing but an alliance, a reciprocal accommodation of interests, an exchange of good offices; in fact, it is nothing but a system of traffic, in which self-love always proposes to itself some advantage. Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613 – 1680)

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