The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...