Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
However evil men may be they dare not be openly hostile to virtue, and so...
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
Few people know death, we only endure it, usually from determination, and even from stupidity...
The pleasure of love is in loving, and we derive more happiness from the passion...
Love, like fire, cannot subsist without constant impulse; it ceases to live from the moment...
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Youth changes its tastes by the warmth of its blood, age retains its tastes by...
The veracity which increases with old age is not far from folly.
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass...
The love of justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering injustice.
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare...
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
Fortune and humor govern the world.
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a...
The only thing constant in life is change.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Do what you love and the money will follow.