There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find...
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.