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
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.
Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part...
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
Don't you just love it when the 'Clever kid' get's things wrong?
Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.