There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...