The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a second.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to...
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.