A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans...
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...