In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to...
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...