A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one that we take the least care of all to acquire.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Jealousy is the greatest of all evils, and the one which arouses the least pity...
Youth changes its tastes by the warmth of its blood, age retains its tastes by...
Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
Though confidence is very fine, and makes the future sunny; I want no confidence for...
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
Love is like the ocean waves, it either has it high or low times and...
Love, like fire, cannot subsist without constant impulse; it ceases to live from the moment...
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
Old men are fond of giving advice to console themselves for being no longer in...
Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.
When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us...
The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
Old men like to give good advice in order to console themselves for not being...
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass...
From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.