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
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.