Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets...
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy--for friendship's sake.
A friend is what the heart needs all the time.
The more you love someone the more he wants from you and the less you...