Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they are in, or the fortunes they have met with.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find...
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...