The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Taste may change, but inclination never.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of...
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so...
Pride is the mask we make of our faults
Idleness is the parent of all psychology