Fortunate people seldom mend their ways, for when good luck crowns their misdeeds with success they think it is because they are right.

François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French epigrammist, memoirist, noble
Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales [Maxims], #227 (1665-1678) [tr. Tancock (1959)]
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