The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to...
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
Taste may change, but inclination never.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...