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
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil...
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of...
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Ingratitude is the essence of vileness.
Ingratitude is monstrous