The pomp of funerals has more regard to the vanity of the living than the honor of the dead
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Virtue would not go to such lengths if vanity did not keep her company
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure...
When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it...
True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing...
What makes the vanity of others insupportable is that it wounds our own
He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who...
Youth is a continual intoxication; it is the fever of reason
Grace is to the body, what good manners are to the mind
The violence done us by others is often less painful than that which we do...
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.
It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as...
There is only one kind of love, but there are one thousand imitations
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others
There are two kinds of curiosity: the first drives us to seek what serves our...
Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
I don't hate you, I never will. I just act like I do...because it's easier...