We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
When love begins to sicken and decay it uses an enforced ceremony.
Boys are like stars, there are millions of them out there, bbut only one can...
My mother...she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel....