As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words, so lesser minds have a talent of talking much, and saying nothing.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...