Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of...
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be...
Never speak ill of yourself, your friends will always say enough on that subject.