We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
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Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
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Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
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There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.
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The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.