Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Law And Lawyers Quotes
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
Innocence is lucky if it finds the same protection as guilt
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
In the old age of love as in life we still survive for the evils,...
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good,...
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
The confidence which we have in ourselves engenders the greatest part of that which we...
Old men like to give good advice in order to console themselves for not being...
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we...
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
The love of justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering injustice.
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
The pleasure of love is in loving.
The height of ability in the least able consists in knowing how to submit to...
Fertility of mind does not furnish us with so many resources on the same matter,...
Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.