Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to...
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...