Fertility of mind does not furnish us with so many resources on the same matter, as the lack of intelligence makes us hesitate at each thing our imagination presents, and hinders us from at first discerning which is the best.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
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If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
Age is a tyrant who forbids at the penalty of life all the pleasures of...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love
The truly wise, Will only prize, Good manners, Sense and learning
The confidence which we have in ourselves engenders the greatest part of that which we...
When our vices quit us, we flatter ourselves with the belief that it is we...
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
In the old age of love as in life we still survive for the evils,...
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Nothing is given so profusely as advice
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
The pleasure of love is in loving.
Fortune and humor govern the world.
The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
Love is a wild bird that no one can tame. It's useless to chase it...