Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
Taste may change, but inclination never.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...