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
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a...
Love is a decision - not an emotion