A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of...
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it...