Taste may change, but inclination never.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it...
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find...
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...