Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable,...
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...