What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or...
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
Taste may change, but inclination never.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than...
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally...
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them...
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having...
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...