Little minds are too much hurt by little things; great minds are quite conscious of them and despise them
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one that we take...
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a...
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
In the old age of love as in life we still survive for the evils,...
Fortune and humor govern the world.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is...
Old men are fond of giving advice to console themselves for being no longer in...
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
Fertility of mind does not furnish us with so many resources on the same matter,...
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Innocence is lucky if it finds the same protection as guilt
One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare...
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
I wasn't lucky. I deserved it.
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle....
Luck has a peculiar habit of favoring those who don't depend on it
An obstacle is often an unrecognized opportunity