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
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally...
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of...
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient...
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.