As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.