Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of...
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.