The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their fortunes
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Few people know death, we only endure it, usually from determination, and even from stupidity...
Jealousy is the greatest of all evils, and the one which arouses the least pity...
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
However evil men may be they dare not be openly hostile to virtue, and so...
When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
The truly wise, Will only prize, Good manners, Sense and learning
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a...
A woman often thinks she regrets the lover, when she only regrets the love
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than...
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a...
Good advice is one of those injuries which a good man ought, if possible, to...
ELEGY, n. A composition in verse, in which, without employing any of the methods of...
Don't put the key of your happiness in someone elses pocket.