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
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Those that have had great passions esteem themselves for the rest of their lives fortunate...
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least...
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of...
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as...
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally...