In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that is not exactly displeasing
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
Best Friend Quotes
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He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who...
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation
The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth
The pomp of funerals has more regard to the vanity of the living than the...
The man who is ungrateful is often less to blame than his benefactor.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
A man convinced of his own merit will accept misfortune as an honor, for thus...
Our virtues are most often but our vices disguised
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure...
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others
Absence weakens mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out candles and...
A shrewd man has to arrange his interests in order of importance and deal with...
Though men pride themselves on their great actions, often they are not the results of...
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind
There are few people who are more often in the wrong than those who cannot...
Time goes by fast, and people go in and out of your life so quickly,...
People who matter are most aware that everyone else does, too.
The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves...