People pretend not to like grapes when the vines are too high for them to reach

— Marguerite de Navarre

The most controversy Marguerite de Navarre quotes that are proven to give you inner joy

Some there are who are much more ashamed of confessing a sin than of committing it.

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Never shall a man attain to the perfect love of God who has not loved to perfection some creature in this world.

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I never knew a mocker who was not mocked, a deceiver who was not deceived, or a proud man who was not humbled.

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When one has one good day in the year, one is not wholly unfortunate.

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Man is wise ... when he recognizes no greater enemy than himself.

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Though jealousy be produced by love, as ashes are by fire, yet jealousy extinguishes love as ashes smother the flame.

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Spite will make a woman do more than love.

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Blessed ... is he who has it in his power to do evil, yet does it not.

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God always helps madmen, lovers, and drunkards.

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I have heard much of these languishing lovers, but I never yet saw one of them die for love.

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