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
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a...
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient...
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
Love is a spendthrift, leaves it arithmetic at home, is always in the red.
The social kiss is an exchange of insincerity between two combatants on the field of...