Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting. People you know, yet can't quite name.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.