When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly better than unfaithfulness.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.
We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others.
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a...
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either...
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
We are sometimes as different from ourselves as we are from others.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones...
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become...
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity...
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his...
The mind cannot long play the heart's role.