We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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We pardon to the extent that we love.
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If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
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Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but...
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.