Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrusts himself
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue
Our virtues are most often but our vices disguised
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation
It is our own vanity that makes the vanity of others intolerable to us
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind
A man is perhaps ungrateful, but often less chargeable with ingratitude than his benefactor is.
The hunger for applause is the source for all conscious literature and heroism
Certainly we're not satisfied with just winning games. We've been playing some pretty good hockey,...
Sometimes accidents happen in life from which we have need of a little madness to...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others
The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are...
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
The gratitude of most men is but a secret desire of receiving greater benefits
It is more shameful to mistrust one's friends than to be deceived by them
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
A shrewd man has to arrange his interests in order of importance and deal with...
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from...
You must learn day by day, year by year to broaden your horizon. The more...