Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to...
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.