Taste may change, but inclination never.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...