Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.