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
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of...