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
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
A man's worth has its season, like fruit.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
When our vices leave us, we like to imagine it is we who are leaving...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness...
It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...
Taste may change, but inclination never.
There is more self-love than love in jealousy
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of...
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
If we did not flatter ourselves, the flattery of others could never harm us.
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.