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 more self-love than love in jealousy
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.