Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
People love others not for who they are, but for how they make them feel.
The nature of men and women - their essential nature - is so vile and...
Love is a believing creature