There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
A lot of people get so hung up on what they can't have that they...