It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors