We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
Taste may change, but inclination never.
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...