We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune...
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil...