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
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a...
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.