Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.
In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we...
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love...
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...