We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient...
There are few people who are not ashamed of their love affairs when the infatuation...
We are all strong enough to bear other men's misfortunes.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
The name and pretense of virtue is as serviceable to self-interest as are real vices.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it...
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once...