We pardon to the extent that we love.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love...
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that...
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love...
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
Taste may change, but inclination never.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of...