We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free...
Taste may change, but inclination never.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Usually we praise only to be praised.
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.