A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...