It is exceedingly clever to know how to hide your cleverness.

François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French epigrammist, memoirist, noble
Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales [Maxims], #245 (1665-1678) [tr. L. Kronenberger (1959)]
Added on 17-Apr-09 | Last updated 29-Apr-13
Link to this post
More quotes by La Rochefoucauld, Francois

Leave a Reply