The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
I wished for nothing beyond her smile, and to walk with her thus, hand in...
By the time a man notices that he is no longer young, his youth has...
Let the tent be struck.
Love is a fabric which never fades, no matter how often it is washed in...