Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Francois La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
The pleasure of love is in loving; we are happier in the passion we feel...
Innocence is lucky if it finds the same protection as guilt
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us...
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a...
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than...
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
Little minds are too much hurt by little things; great minds are quite conscious of...
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct.
Old men are fond of giving advice to console themselves for being no longer in...
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what we would be capable of with the world looking...
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is...