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Jean de la Bruyere
In French: "Un homme est plus fidele au secret d'autrui qu'au sien propre: une femme au contraire garde mieux son secret que celui d'autrui." From: "Oeuvres de La Bruyère" (1820), p. 40
Jean de la Bruyere
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

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Jean de la Bruyere
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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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