Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones keep to theirs a great while.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...