We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally appear disguised before ourselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
We do not praise others, ordinarily, but in order to be praised ourselves.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.