It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love...
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...