The hunger for applause is the source for all conscious literature and heroism
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
Youth is a continual intoxication; it is the fever of reason
Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it...
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
We wish to attract praise to ourselves even as we seem to be praising others
Though men pride themselves on their great actions, often they are not the results of...
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind
The violence done us by others is often less painful than that which we do...
There is only one kind of love, but there are one thousand imitations
If vanity does not overthrow all our virtues, at least she makes them totter
The man who is ungrateful is often less to blame than his benefactor.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
However much we may distrust men's sincerity, we always believe they speak to us more...
Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of...
A man can never hope to be more than he is if he is not...