Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a...
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.