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
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so...
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable,...
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...