People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...