Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
I'm not looking to get away from anything. I like what I've done. I like...
A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.
Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather...