One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil...
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.