There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.