Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil...
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
Love builds bridges where there are none
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.