We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a...
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the...
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.