If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but...
Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set...
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one that we take...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives...
The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to...
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
Old men delight in giving good advice as a consolation for the fact that they...
Love, like fire, cannot subsist without constant impulse; it ceases to live from the moment...
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle,...
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass...
Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps...
From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.
Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and binds