Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all...
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of...
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that...
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.