We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all...
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of...
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...