It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...