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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes: However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention.
         

However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention.


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However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention.
         



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