Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient...