Grace is to the body, what good manners are to the mind
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
If vanity does not overthrow all our virtues, at least she makes them totter
The pomp of funerals has more regard to the vanity of the living than the...
Youth is a continual intoxication; it is the fever of reason
The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
What makes the vanity of others insupportable is that it wounds our own
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers
In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that is not exactly...
The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
We wish to attract praise to ourselves even as we seem to be praising others
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation
He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who...
A man who is always satisfied with himself is seldom so with others, and others...
There are few people who are more often in the wrong than those who cannot...
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others
To men, women are just city buses. There's another one every five minutes.
Cheating on a good woman is like failing an open book test.