We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love us more than we would have them do.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
What we call generosity is for the most part only the vanity of giving; and...
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
A friend is someone who makes me feel totally acceptable.