When our vices quit us, we flatter ourselves with the belief that it is we who quit them
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when...
When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us...
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
In their first passion women love their lovers, in all the others they love love.
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
The pleasure of love is in loving. We are much happier in the passion we...
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends no less on their dispositions than on their...
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
The passions are the only orators which always persuade.
The pleasure of love is in loving; we are happier in the passion we feel...
We may give advice, but we can't inspire conduct.
The only thing constant in life is change.
The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to...
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred...
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, in which the heart attaches itself successively to...
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is rather a vast...
Although a man may wear fine clothing, if he lives peacefully; and is good, self-possessed,...
Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.