We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
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The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
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Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
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The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
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As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.