Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets...
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
Usually we praise only to be praised.
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.