We always get bored with those whom we bore.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so...
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.