Sang Froid In The Face Of Adversity: La Rochefoucauld

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Philosophy triumphs easily over past and over future evils, but present evils triumph over philosophy.

Duc de la Rochefoucauld 1613-1680

If you like the sayings of François de la Rochefoucauld, it might amuse you to read the post I wrote about him on my other blog, Duc de la Rochefoucauld, Master of the One-Liner

The illustration is The British Character. Calm when faced by adversity. Cartoon in Punch 4 July 1934 by ‘Pont’ (Graham Laidler). Via Wikimedia
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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