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
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient...
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.