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
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.