Whatever good things people say of us, they tell us nothing new.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting....
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see...
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of...
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.