Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what we would be capable of with the world looking on
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
The veracity which increases with old age is not far from folly.
The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to...
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good,...
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
Jealousy is the greatest of all evils, and the one which arouses the least pity...
Fertility of mind does not furnish us with so many resources on the same matter,...
When our vices quit us, we flatter ourselves with the belief that it is we...
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass...
The only thing constant in life is change.
A woman often thinks she regrets the lover, when she only regrets the love
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be...
In the old age of love as in life we still survive for the evils,...
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.
Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct
Of all the violent passions the one that becomes a woman best is love.
Men's vows are women's traitors!
I thought it would set us back 50 years if I didn't win that match....