We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom we admire.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.