It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.