Innocence is lucky if it finds the same protection as guilt
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set...
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
The truly wise, Will only prize, Good manners, Sense and learning
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct.
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
Fortune and humor govern the world.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
A woman often thinks she regrets the lover, when she only regrets the love
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives...
Few people know death, we only endure it, usually from determination, and even from stupidity...
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a...
Though confidence is very fine, and makes the future sunny; I want no confidence for...
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.
Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of...
To my great-grandfather I owed the advice to dispense with the education of the schools...