François De La Rochefoucauld Quotes

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it-takes-nearly-as-much-ability-to-know-how-to-profit-by-good-advice-as-to-know-how-to-act-for-ones-self
absence-weakens-mediocre-passions-and-increases-great-ones-as-the-wind-blows-out-candles-and-kindles-fires
sometimes-accidents-happen-in-life-from-which-we-have-need-of-a-little-madness-to-extricate-ourselves-successfully
in-the-adversity-of-our-best-friends-we-often-find-something-that-is-not-exactly-displeasing
the-greatest-of-all-gifts-is-the-power-to-estimate-things-at-their-true-worth
selflove-is-the-greatest-of-all-flatterers
hypocrisy-is-the-homage-which-vice-pays-to-virtue
there-is-only-one-kind-of-love-but-there-are-one-thousand-imitations
he-who-imagines-he-can-do-without-the-world-deceives-himself-much-but-he-who-fancies-the-world-cannot-do-without-him-is-still-more-mistaken
when-we-are-unable-to-find-tranquility-within-ourselves-it-is-useless-to-seek-it-elsewhere
jealousy-feeds-upon-suspicion-and-it-turns-into-fury-or-it-ends-as-soon-as-we-pass-from-suspicion-to-certainty
we-are-always-much-better-pleased-to-see-those-whom-we-have-obliged-than-those-who-have-obliged-us
to-praise-princes-for-virtues-they-are-lacking-in-is-a-way-of-insulting-them-with-impunity
we-wish-to-attract-praise-to-ourselves-even-as-we-seem-to-be-praising-others
there-are-few-people-who-are-more-often-in-the-wrong-than-those-who-cannot-endure-to-be-so
if-we-had-no-faults-of-our-own-we-would-not-take-so-much-pleasure-in-noticing-those-of-others
timidity-is-a-fault-for-which-it-is-dangerous-to-reprove-persons-whom-we-wish-to-correct-of-it
we-seldom-find-people-ungrateful-so-long-as-it-is-thought-we-can-serve-them
a-man-is-perhaps-ungrateful-but-often-less-chargeable-with-ingratitude-than-his-benefactor-is
the-man-who-is-ungrateful-is-often-less-to-blame-than-his-benefactor
a-man-who-is-always-satisfied-with-himself-is-seldom-so-with-others-and-others-as-little-pleased-with-him
silence-is-the-safest-course-for-any-man-to-adopt-who-distrusts-himself
however-much-we-may-distrust-mens-sincerity-we-always-believe-they-speak-to-us-more-sincerely-than-to-others
the-pomp-of-funerals-has-more-regard-to-the-vanity-of-the-living-than-the-honor-of-the-dead
it-is-more-shameful-to-mistrust-ones-friends-than-to-be-deceived-by-them
the-sure-way-to-be-cheated-is-to-think-ones-self-more-cunning-than-others
our-virtues-are-most-often-but-our-vices-disguised
the-violence-done-us-by-others-is-often-less-painful-than-that-which-we-do-to-ourselves
certainly-were-not-satisfied-with-just-winning-games-weve-been-playing-some-pretty-good-hockey-but-we-think-we-can-play-much-better
the-hunger-for-applause-is-the-source-for-all-conscious-literature-and-heroism
to-safeguard-ones-health-at-the-cost-of-too-strict-a-diet-is-a-tiresome-illness-indeed
quarrels-would-not-last-long-if-the-fault-was-only-on-one-side
quarrels-would-not-last-long-if-the-fault-were-only-on-one-side
what-makes-the-vanity-of-others-insupportable-is-that-it-wounds-our-own
it-is-our-own-vanity-that-makes-the-vanity-of-others-intolerable-to-us
we-speak-little-if-not-egged-on-by-vanity
if-vanity-does-not-overthrow-all-our-virtues-at-least-she-makes-them-totter
virtue-would-not-go-to-such-lengths-if-vanity-did-not-keep-her-company
youth-is-a-continual-intoxication-it-is-the-fever-of-reason
true-bravery-is-shown-by-performing-without-witness-what-one-might-be-capable-of-doing-before-all-the-world
though-men-pride-themselves-on-their-great-actions-often-they-are-not-the-results-of-any-great-design-but-of-chance
it-is-great-cleverness-to-known-when-to-conceal-ones-cleverness
there-are-heroes-in-evil-as-well-as-in-good
the-gratitude-of-most-men-is-but-a-secret-desire-of-receiving-greater-benefits
gracefulness-is-to-the-body-what-understanding-is-to-the-mind
grace-is-to-the-body-what-good-manners-are-to-the-mind
there-are-two-kinds-of-curiosity-the-first-drives-us-to-seek-what-serves-our-own-advantage-the-other-is-pride-in-knowing-what-others-dont-know
the-struggle-we-undergo-to-remain-faithful-to-one-we-love-is-little-better-than-infidelity-franois-de-la-rochefoucauld
a-true-friend-is-most-precious-all-possessions-one-we-take-least-thought-about-acquiring-franois-de-la-rochefoucauld
as-in-friendship-in-love-we-are-often-happier-from-ignorance-than-from-knowledge-franois-de-la-rochefoucauld
it-is-with-true-love-as-it-is-with-ghosts-everyone-talks-about-it-but-few-have-seen-it-franois-de-la-rochefoucauld
neither-love-nor-fire-can-subsist-without-perpetual-motion-both-cease-to-live-soon-as-they-cease-to-hope-to-fear-franois-de-la-rochefoucauld
one-can-find-women-who-have-never-had-one-love-affair-but-it-is-rare-indeed-to-find-any-who-have-had-only-one-franois-de-la-rochefoucauld
why-can-we-remember-tiniest-detail-that-has-happened-to-us-not-remember-how-many-times-we-have-told-it-to-same-person-franois-de-la-rochefoucauld
we-are-more-interested-in-making-others-believe-we-are-happy-than-in-trying-to-be-happy-ourselves-franois-de-la-rochefoucauld
we-are-accustomed-to-disguise-ourselves-to-others-that-in-end-we-become-disguised-to-ourselves-franois-de-la-rochefoucauld
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