The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.