True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...