There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of goodness.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...