Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
We pardon to the extent that we love.
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Make your move before I'm gone, because people change and hearts move on.
Just because one person doesnt seem to care for you, doesnt mean you should forget...