No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.