I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don't know where I would be without it.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
Taste may change, but inclination never.