True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a...
In the name of the United States and President Bush, I want to thank the...