There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.