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 are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.