Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us...
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle,...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good,...
The height of ability in the least able consists in knowing how to submit to...
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one that we take...
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
The pleasure of love is in loving.
When our vices quit us, we flatter ourselves with the belief that it is we...
Of all the violent passions the one that becomes a woman best is love.
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
A woman often thinks she regrets the lover, when she only regrets the love
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
We always believe our first love is our last, and our last love is our...
The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.
Most women do not grieve so much for the death of their lovers for love's-sake,...
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we...
To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy... is to set our...
Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful...