Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Jealousy is the greatest of all evils, and the one which arouses the least pity...
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be...
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives...
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
The pleasure of love is in loving; we are happier in the passion we feel...
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
Innocence is lucky if it finds the same protection as guilt
There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when...
The confidence which we have in ourselves engenders the greatest part of that which we...
Fortune and humor govern the world.
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
In their first passion women love their lovers, in all the others they love love.
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
The love of justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering injustice.
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
The secret of happiness is the determination to be happy always, rather than wait for...
The present time is seldom able to fill desire or imagination with immediate enjoyment, and...
Happiness is just an illusion caused by the temporary absence of reality.