There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Nothing is given so profusely as advice
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass...
It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but...
Women who love, pardon more readily great indiscretions than little infidelities.
It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as...
Age is a tyrant who forbids at the penalty of life all the pleasures of...
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
The love of glory, the fear of disgrace, the incentive to succeed, the desire to...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
Confidence in nonsense is a requirement of the creative process
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Love is like the ocean waves, it either has it high or low times and...
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart...
Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his arent very new...