How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves?
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.