To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Youth changes its tastes by the warmth of its blood, age retains its tastes by...
Love, like fire, cannot subsist without constant impulse; it ceases to live from the moment...
The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives...
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
Old men delight in giving good advice as a consolation for the fact that they...
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct.
A woman often thinks she regrets the lover, when she only regrets the love
The love of glory, the fear of disgrace, the incentive to succeed, the desire to...
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
The pleasure of love is in the loving; and there is more joy in the...
Women who love, pardon more readily great indiscretions than little infidelities.
Fortune and humor govern the world.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune
Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate...
Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.
A mighty pain to love it is, and 'tis a pain that pain to miss;...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
Love is stronger than violence.
Love seeks no cause beyond itself and no fruit; it is its own fruit, its...