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
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.