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
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.