Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans...
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to...
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of...
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of...