Few people know death, we only endure it, usually from determination, and even from stupidity and custom; and most men only die because they know not how to prevent dying.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Love is like the ocean waves, it either has it high or low times and...
Confidence in nonsense is a requirement of the creative process
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
Nothing is given so profusely as advice
Love is a wild bird that no one can tame. It's useless to chase it...
Old men are fond of giving advice to console themselves for being no longer in...
A woman often thinks she regrets the lover, when she only regrets the love
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
Little minds are too much hurt by little things; great minds are quite conscious of...
Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be...
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Love is a game in which one always cheats.
You can't cheat the public for long.