Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all...
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...