The pleasure of love is in loving. We are much happier in the passion we feel than in that we inspire
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when...
Though confidence is very fine, and makes the future sunny; I want no confidence for...
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct.
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
In their first passion women love their lovers, in all the others they love love.
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
When our vices quit us, we flatter ourselves with the belief that it is we...
Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set...
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
The height of ability in the least able consists in knowing how to submit to...
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
Little minds are too much hurt by little things; great minds are quite conscious of...
Few people know death, we only endure it, usually from determination, and even from stupidity...
As if there were safety in stupidity alone.
We have become so accustomed to the religious lie that surrounds us that we do...