No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love...
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.