Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct
Confidence in nonsense is a requirement of the creative process
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a...
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
The only thing constant in life is change.
Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is...
Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
The love of glory, the fear of disgrace, the incentive to succeed, the desire to...
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
Love is like the ocean waves, it either has it high or low times and...
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass...
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
Women who love, pardon more readily great indiscretions than little infidelities.
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle,...
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved - loved for...
Love does not consist of blindness, is to see if the defects of the loved...