Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives...
When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.
Old men are fond of giving advice to console themselves for being no longer in...
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be...
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
The truly wise, Will only prize, Good manners, Sense and learning
Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.
Nothing is given so profusely as advice
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
The love of justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering injustice.
Little minds are too much hurt by little things; great minds are quite conscious of...
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than...
The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.
The love of glory, the fear of disgrace, the incentive to succeed, the desire to...
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
Love is a wild bird that no one can tame. It's useless to chase it...