The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in one's speech.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets...
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all...
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
I hope we don't lose in America this demand that those of us who want...
True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written...