The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of...
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.