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
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all...
We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.
Idiots and lunatics see only their own wit.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.
We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally...
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
The word virtue is as useful to self-interest as the vices.