We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is...
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.