Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it...
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
I do not think that what is called Love at first sight is so great...
Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1...