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Jean de la Bruyere
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In French: "L'on ne peut aller loin dans l'amitié, si l'on n'est pas disposé à se pardonner les uns aux autres les petits défauts." From: "Les caractères où les moeurs de ce siècle" (1688), p. 143
Jean de la Bruyere
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In French: "Fuyez les procès sur toutes choses: la conscience s'y intéreise, la santé's y altère, les biens s'y dissipent." As quoted in: "A Dictionary of Select and Popular Quotations which are in Daily Use" (1854), p. 87
Jean de la Bruyere
Source/Notes:
The "Characters" of Jean de La Bruyère (Scribner & Welford, 1885), translated by Henri Van Laun, p. 290, "Of Mankind"


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Born: August 16, 1645

Died: May 10, 1696 (aged 50)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Jean de La Bruyère was a French essayist and moralist.

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