We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.
Using a metaphor in front of a man as unimaginative as Ridcully was like a...