Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of his own mind.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of...
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable,...
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil...
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.