Our virtues are most often but our vices disguised
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
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If vanity does not overthrow all our virtues, at least she makes them totter
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a...
There is only one kind of love, but there are one thousand imitations
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
The pomp of funerals has more regard to the vanity of the living than the...
Though men pride themselves on their great actions, often they are not the results of...
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.
Youth is a continual intoxication; it is the fever of reason
It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as...
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it...
The man who is ungrateful is often less to blame than his benefactor.
A man who is always satisfied with himself is seldom so with others, and others...
Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue
A shrewd man has to arrange his interests in order of importance and deal with...
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the...
I know what's best for me, after all I have been in the Claudette Colbert...