It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.