When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to...
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the...
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company.
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second...
As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,...
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that...
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all...
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of...
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these...
The intellect is always fooled by the heart.