We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...