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
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...