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...
Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does.
We say little, when vanity does not make us speak.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they...
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper,...
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to...
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with...