We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost...
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of...
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.