Nothing is given so profusely as advice
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Little minds are too much hurt by little things; great minds are quite conscious of...
The pleasure of love is in loving, and we derive more happiness from the passion...
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
In the old age of love as in life we still survive for the evils,...
The confidence which we have in ourselves engenders the greatest part of that which we...
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
The height of ability in the least able consists in knowing how to submit to...
Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts
Love, like fire, cannot subsist without constant impulse; it ceases to live from the moment...
Women who love, pardon more readily great indiscretions than little infidelities.
Of all the violent passions the one that becomes a woman best is love.
Old men like to give good advice in order to console themselves for not being...
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
Fortune and humor govern the world.
It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as...
Force has no place where there is need of skill.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real...