Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans...
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.