There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of...
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.