Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves...
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they...
Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
Nature seems at each man's birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues...
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to...
We often pardon those that annoy us, but we cannot pardon those we annoy.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular.
We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us...
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to...
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make...
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking...