If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so...
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...