Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not...

Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected.

-Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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Who said "Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not... "?

"Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not... " is one of a famous quotes by Francois de La Rochefoucauld. Complete quote is as follows;
"Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected."

What is "Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not... "?

"Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected." This is a quote by Francois de La Rochefoucauld which is about Alone, Nature & Work. He is known to have been associated with numerous other thought provoking quotes on these topics like;

  • What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.
  • Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
  • It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.
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What does "Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not... " mean?

This quote is primarily about Work although it also includes other themes like Alone, Nature & Work. It is attributed to Francois de La Rochefoucauld. Complete quote is as follows;
"Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected."

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