About François De La Rochefoucauld

François, duc de La Rochefoucauld, prince de Marcillac was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs, as well as an example of the accomplished 17th-century nobleman. He was born in Paris in the Rue des Petits Champs, at a time when the royal court oscillated between aiding the nobility and threatening it. Until 1650, he bore the title of prince de Marcillac.

Quotes by François De La Rochefoucauld