Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it...
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans...
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.