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 easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets...
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of...
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.