There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
We pardon to the extent that we love.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...