Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.