We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Famous Love Quotes
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all...
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally...
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...
It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets...
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.