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Emilie du Chatelet Quotes: Self-love is always the mainspring, more or less concealed, of our actions; it is the wind which swells the sails, without which the ship could not go.
         

Self-love is always the mainspring, more or less concealed, of our actions; it is the wind which swells the sails, without which the ship could not go.


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This page presents the quote "Self-love is always the mainspring, more or less concealed, of our actions; it is the wind which swells the sails, without which the ship could not go.". Author of this quote is Emilie du Chatelet. This quote is about wind, concealed, love is, self, our actions,.