There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable,...
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.