Charlotte loves to talk about all things beauty and wellness, but she also loves to listen to the wise words of timeless beauties and the gurus. For this wisdom, we’re reaching way back. François de La Rochefoucauld was a 17th century master of maxims, or truths told in seemingly opposing terms. The timeless wit of his words still ring true, in this sardonic and sincere observation on self-perception.
Robin Shobin is the founder and CEO of Charlotte’s Book, an online resource dedicated to aesthetic health and wellness. Our community and our national directory of Charlotte’s Book approved experts are here to inspire you and help you take better control of how you take care of yourself.