There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so...
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.