We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it...
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a...
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of...
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a...
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...