The pleasure of love is in loving; we are happier in the passion we feel than in the passion we inspire
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
In the old age of love as in life we still survive for the evils,...
Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
The pleasure of love is in the loving; and there is more joy in the...
Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts
In their first passion women love their lovers, in all the others they love love.
Nothing is given so profusely as advice
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle,...
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives...
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
We would often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood all the...
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Fertility of mind does not furnish us with so many resources on the same matter,...
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Love is like a brick. You can build a house, or you can sink a...
To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties...