There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them but serviceable vices.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.