Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish to correct of it.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Taste may change, but inclination never.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.