Youth is a continual intoxication; it is the fever of reason
Quote by FranÃ§ois De La Rochefoucauld
Sometimes accidents happen in life from which we have need of a little madness to...
We wish to attract praise to ourselves even as we seem to be praising others
There are two kinds of curiosity: the first drives us to seek what serves our...
It is more shameful to mistrust one's friends than to be deceived by them
When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it...
If we had no faults of our own, we would not take so much pleasure...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers.
There is only one kind of love, but there are one thousand imitations
If vanity does not overthrow all our virtues, at least she makes them totter
What makes the vanity of others insupportable is that it wounds our own
The gratitude of most men is but a secret desire of receiving greater benefits
A man who is always satisfied with himself is seldom so with others, and others...
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others
A shrewd man has to arrange his interests in order of importance and deal with...
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
The pomp of funerals has more regard to the vanity of the living than the...
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the...
Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals.
If there is anything in the universe that can't stand discussion, let it crack