Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.