We always get bored with those whom we bore.
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...
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to...
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
We pardon to the extent that we love.
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.