The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about themselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient...
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.