It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.