The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
When our vices quit us, we flatter ourselves with the belief that it is we...
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct.
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set...
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
We would often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood all the...
However evil men may be they dare not be openly hostile to virtue, and so...
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than...
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be...
Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
Old men delight in giving good advice as a consolation for the fact that they...
The only thing constant in life is change.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
Families, I hate you! Shut-in homes, closed doors, jealous possessors of happiness
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.