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
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...