In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost always means the rise of another.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love...