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
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable,...
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of...
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...