Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are.
True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.