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
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.