It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient...
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of...
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...