The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets...