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
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a...
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.