There are heroes in evil as well as in good
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
A man convinced of his own merit will accept misfortune as an honor, for thus...
The man who is ungrateful is often less to blame than his benefactor.
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.
There is only one kind of love, but there are one thousand imitations
In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that is not exactly...
Youth is a continual intoxication; it is the fever of reason
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others
We speak little if not egged on by vanity
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers
There are two kinds of curiosity: the first drives us to seek what serves our...
If vanity does not overthrow all our virtues, at least she makes them totter
Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
A shrewd man has to arrange his interests in order of importance and deal with...
It is great cleverness to known when to conceal one's cleverness
Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else unless it is an enemy.
Sometimes people try way too hard to sound clever on Facebook.
Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.