The veracity which increases with old age is not far from folly.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Fortune and humor govern the world.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate...
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
In the old age of love as in life we still survive for the evils,...
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a...
Nothing is given so profusely as advice
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
We always believe our first love is our last, and our last love is our...
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
Old men like to give good advice in order to console themselves for not being...
Most women do not grieve so much for the death of their lovers for love's-sake,...
Love is like the ocean waves, it either has it high or low times and...
Of all the violent passions the one that becomes a woman best is love.
Four things greater than all things are, - Women and Horses and Power and War.
There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.
If we study the lives of great men and women carefully and unemotionally we find...