Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail of success
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
However evil men may be they dare not be openly hostile to virtue, and so...
The love of justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering injustice.
Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good,...
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
Youth changes its tastes by the warmth of its blood, age retains its tastes by...
When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us...
Old men delight in giving good advice as a consolation for the fact that they...
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but...
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct.
Dont fool a woman with a promise because she will fool you with a test.
Good advice is often annoying - bad advice never is.