We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.