The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
Usually we praise only to be praised.
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.