The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
Life in a box is better than no life at all ... I expect.