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
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.