We should expect the best and the worst from mankind, as from the weather.

Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715-1747) French moralist, essayist, soldier
Reflections and Maxims [Réflexions et maximes], #102 (1746) [tr. Stevens (1940)]
Added on 24-Feb-10 | Last updated 8-Aug-13
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