There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a...
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...