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
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives...
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody...
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to...
Usually we praise only to be praised.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than...
No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.
Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they...
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.