In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable,...
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find...
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of...
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...