There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a...
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
The most sensible and jealous people are so little attentive to government that there are...
Hoes were jealous, but wouldn't admit it. Talk shit, and deny to everyone that they...