There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation is over.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
Taste may change, but inclination never.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.