The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it...
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.