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
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three...
The soul needs beauty for a soul mate. When the soul wants¦the soul waits¦