The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate...
Love is like the ocean waves, it either has it high or low times and...
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs...
Youth changes its tastes by the warmth of its blood, age retains its tastes by...
Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts
Love is a wild bird that no one can tame. It's useless to chase it...
Fortune and humor govern the world.
In the old age of love as in life we still survive for the evils,...
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us...
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
The pleasure of love is in loving.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Women who love, pardon more readily great indiscretions than little infidelities.
Nature makes merit, and fortune puts it to work
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.