Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Francois La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
A woman often thinks she regrets the lover, when she only regrets the love
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
The pleasure of love is in loving.
We would often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood all the...
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we...
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Love, like fire, cannot subsist without constant impulse; it ceases to live from the moment...
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one that we take...
Of all the violent passions the one that becomes a woman best is love.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct
Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is...
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct.
We ask advice, but we mean approbation.
One can give advice comfortably from a safe port.