It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether...
Sometimes people try way too hard to sound clever on Facebook.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...