It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
In wealth, many friends; in poverty, not even relatives.
I get along with guys; most of my friends are guys. It's easier to trust...