Posts Tagged 'La Rochefoucauld'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/08/12

English: Francois de La Rochefoucauld, marquis...

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There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.”   —   Francois de La Rochefoucauld

(And my advice to you – as always – is:  Drink heavily!  No, it’s be well and do good, my friends!)   —   YUR

PS.  Building up a tolerance to hangovers can take years of training.  It’s simply not worth the effort!   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/09/12



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We all have strength enough to endure the troubles of others.”   —   La Rochefoucauld

(That’s because the other guy is always a goddamn baby!)   —   YUR  😉

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/15/11

Richard Nixon, Time cover April 30, 1973, &quo...

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Almost all our faults are more pardonable than the methods we resort to to hide them.”   —   La Rochefoucauld

(Almost.  Too bad Richard Nixon was not a student of La Rochefoucauld’s, huh?!?!  The whole Watergate incident could have been written off as: the actions of a few over-zealous underlings.  But, no-oooo!)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/17/10


Oooh So Good 'n Blues

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Loyalty is, in most people, only a ruse used by self-interest to attract confidences.”   — La Rochefoucauld

(Oooh!  That stings!  He must have written this one right after experiencing some type of betrayal.)   — YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/21/10

Were we perfectly acquainted with an object, we should never passionately desire it.”   — La Rochefoucauld

(It’s nice to maintain, at least, a little of that sense of  awe and mystery.) YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/11/09 (

Some people with great virtues are disagreeable, while others with great vices are delightful.”   — La Rochefoucauld

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