It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...