Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient will we should always have sufficient means. It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
The heart is forever making the head its fool.