What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more...
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly...
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.