The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
Your friendship is a glowing ember Through the year; and each December From its warm...
Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit...