We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely...
Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions...
If your girlfriend gets jealous it's because she's faithful. If another girl has your attention...