If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct.
The veracity which increases with old age is not far from folly.
Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
We would often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood all the...
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a...
Fertility of mind does not furnish us with so many resources on the same matter,...
The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than...
In the old age of love as in life we still survive for the evils,...
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass...
Though confidence is very fine, and makes the future sunny; I want no confidence for...
Confidence in nonsense is a requirement of the creative process
Love is like the ocean waves, it either has it high or low times and...
The pleasure of love is in loving, and we derive more happiness from the passion...
One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare...
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at...