Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.