It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.