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.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all...
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
Isn't it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?
The most sensible and jealous people are so little attentive to government that there are...