A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care to acquire.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.