It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...