Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once you take hope and fear away, you take from it its very life and being.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.