Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all...
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
Pride is the mask we make of our faults
Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults...
We see men fall from high estate on account of the very faults through which...
Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon...