Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Women who love, pardon more readily great indiscretions than little infidelities.
Old men are fond of giving advice to console themselves for being no longer in...
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good,...
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass...
Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
In their first passion women love their lovers, in all the others they love love.
We would often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood all the...
When our vices quit us, we flatter ourselves with the belief that it is we...
Little minds are too much hurt by little things; great minds are quite conscious of...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to...
Confidence is contagious; so is lack of confidence
Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in...
Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.