We pardon to the extent that we love.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of...
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure...
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
One is never fortunate or as unfortunate as one imagines.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...