Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Good friends have a way of bringing out the best in you By their caring...