The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that can surprise us.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
Usually we praise only to be praised.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.