People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find...
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...