Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so...
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable,...
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate...
Love alone could waken love.
Our Creating Factor and Unique Accidental one left its print on a soil alien tot...
Love is not love until love's vulnerable