There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
What we call generosity is for the most part only the vanity of giving; and...
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.