If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure in noticing those in others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
For 70 nights, right across America, I've been getting out there with two ex-lovers and...
Let your family, staff, and friends know that you're still the same person, despite all...