We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find ourselves without experience, despite our years.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
We pardon to the extent that we love.