No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so...
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...