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
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.