The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others
Quote by François De La Rochefoucauld
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...