Behind many acts that are thought ridiculous there lie wise and weighty motives.

[Il y a une infinité de conduites qui paraissent ridicules, et dont les raisons cachées sont très sages et très solides.]

François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French epigrammatist, memoirist, noble

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