We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable,...
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and...
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
In all pleasure hope is a considerable part
Hope is a waking dream