In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a...
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets...
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.