Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.