We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a...
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans...
DISCLAIMER: A society where such disclaimers are needed is saddening.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by...