When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
Self Knowledge Quotes
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish...
It is our own vanity that makes the vanity of others intolerable to us
Certainly we're not satisfied with just winning games. We've been playing some pretty good hockey,...
We speak little if not egged on by vanity
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation
It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as...
There are two kinds of curiosity: the first drives us to seek what serves our...
The pomp of funerals has more regard to the vanity of the living than the...
We wish to attract praise to ourselves even as we seem to be praising others
Absence weakens mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out candles and...
If vanity does not overthrow all our virtues, at least she makes them totter
The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth
A man is perhaps ungrateful, but often less chargeable with ingratitude than his benefactor is.
Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue
It is great cleverness to known when to conceal one's cleverness
Youth is a continual intoxication; it is the fever of reason
Sometimes accidents happen in life from which we have need of a little madness to...
There are no accidents without intentions.
Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families
In a city where you walk around, it's impossible to plan your day and your...
When an actress takes off her clothes onscreen but a nursing mother is told to...