As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.