There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of...
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...