Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember how many times we have told it to the same person.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition...
The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in...
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a...
Our virtues are often, in reality, no better than vices disguised.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present...
We come altogether fresh and raw into the several stages of life, and often find...
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the...
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
We are so used to dissembling with others that in time we come to deceive...
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity...
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.