Home » (Criticisms and Critiques) » A Maxim. Of Desire. Of Knowledge.

A Maxim. Of Desire. Of Knowledge.

Nous ne désirerions guère de choses avec ardeur, si nous connaissions parfaitement ce que nous désirons.

We would hardly desire things so eagerly if we knew completely what it is we desire.

—La Rochefoucauld, Maxim 439

Advertisements

Thoughts in response?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s