Youth changes its tastes by the warmth of its blood, age retains its tastes by habit.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
Flattery is a counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
We would often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood all the...
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one that we take...
The love of justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering injustice.
The pleasure of love is in loving; we are happier in the passion we feel...
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good,...
Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set...
The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies.
You're fooling yourself if you argue with a fool - others may not know the...
If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman...
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.