The veracity which increases with old age is not far from folly.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
The confidence which we have in ourselves engenders the greatest part of that which we...
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good,...
We always believe our first love is our last, and our last love is our...
Old men like to give good advice in order to console themselves for not being...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
In their first passion women love their lovers, in all the others they love love.
The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle,...
Jealousy is the greatest of all evils, and the one which arouses the least pity...
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate...
It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but...
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
A woman often thinks she regrets the lover, when she only regrets the love
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a...
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
He that overcomes his passions, overcomes his greatest enemies
The fastest way to pass your own expectations is to add passion to your labor.