We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think...
Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of...
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to...
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...