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
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
In beauty, faults conspicuous grow; the smallest speck is seen on snow
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them
For when men labor they keep out of mischief. You remember the old proverb--An idle...