What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
Many men are contemptuous of riches; few can give them away.
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by...
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so...
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...