Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors