Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Francois La Rochefoucauld Quotes
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
Most women do not grieve so much for the death of their lovers for love's-sake,...
Old men like to give good advice in order to console themselves for not being...
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we...
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
Jealousy is the greatest of all evils, and the one which arouses the least pity...
There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when...
The pleasure of love is in the loving; and there is more joy in the...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
Fortune and humor govern the world.
One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare...
Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what we would be capable of with the world looking...
We often pass from love to ambition, but we hardly ever return from ambition to...
He that plants trees loves others besides himself.
We are most alive when we're in love.