The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of...
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...