Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
We pardon to the extent that we love.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.