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
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans...
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally...
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.