We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that have no virtue.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find...
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.