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.
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...