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
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of...
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil...
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...