Everyone complains of his memory, but no one complains of his judgment.

[Tout le monde se plaint de sa mémoire, et personne ne se plaint de son jugement.]

François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French epigrammist, memoirist, noble
Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales [Maxims], # 89 (1665-1678)

Alt. trans: "Everybody complains of his memory, but nobody of his judgment." [tr. Tancock (1959)]
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