The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind
The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are...
True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
Virtue would not go to such lengths if vanity did not keep her company
He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who...
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers
A man convinced of his own merit will accept misfortune as an honor, for thus...
The violence done us by others is often less painful than that which we do...
There are two kinds of curiosity: the first drives us to seek what serves our...
The pomp of funerals has more regard to the vanity of the living than the...
Youth is a continual intoxication; it is the fever of reason
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
We speak little if not egged on by vanity
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrusts himself
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
Grace is to the body, what good manners are to the mind
Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into...
You are so weak. Give up to grace. The ocean takes care of each wave...