It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.