It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
Never treat somebody's cleverness as his life's smartness. Cleverness is to hide weakness and smartness...
It is great cleverness to known when to conceal one's cleverness