Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Give Me A Chance Quotes
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a...
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.