Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans...
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.