We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions,...
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of...
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes...
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.