True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
If you want people to notice your faults, start giving advice
It is to see the faults of others, but difficult to see once own faults....
The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed...