The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Francois La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Old men delight in giving good advice as a consolation for the fact that they...
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
Though confidence is very fine, and makes the future sunny; I want no confidence for...
The truly wise, Will only prize, Good manners, Sense and learning
There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle,...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
Of all the violent passions the one that becomes a woman best is love.
Most women do not grieve so much for the death of their lovers for love's-sake,...
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good,...
The only thing constant in life is change.
Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
Love is a wild bird that no one can tame. It's useless to chase it...