The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.