We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
What we call generosity is for the most part only the vanity of giving; and...
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
If you have a dream, give it a chance to happen.
I could be the best thing that's ever been yours, if you just give me...