Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes

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true-love-is-like-ghosts-which-everyone-talks-about-and-few-have-seen
a-true-friend-is-the-greatest-of-all-blessings-and-that-which-we-take-the-least-care-of-all-to-acquire
if-we-are-to-judge-of-love-by-its-consequences-it-more-nearly-resembles-hatred-than-friendship
however-rare-true-love-may-be-it-is-less-so-than-true-friendship
one-forgives-to-the-degree-that-one-loves
we-seldom-find-any-person-of-good-sense-except-those-who-share-our-opinions
few-people-have-the-wisdom-to-prefer-the-criticism-that-would-do-them-good-to-the-praise-that-deceives-them
as-great-minds-have-the-faculty-of-saying-a-great-deal-in-a-few-words-so-lesser-minds-have-a-talent-of-talking-much-and-saying-nothing
absence-diminishes-mediocre-passions-and-increases-great-ones-as-the-wind-extinguishes-candles-and-fans-fires
jealousy-contains-more-of-selflove-than-of-love
passion-makes-idiots-of-the-cleverest-men-and-makes-the-biggest-idiots-clever
one-can-find-women-who-have-never-had-one-love-affair-but-it-is-rare-indeed-to-find-any-who-have-had-only-one
some-accidents-there-are-in-life-that-a-little-folly-is-necessary-to-help-us-out-of
the-more-one-loves-a-mistress-the-more-one-is-ready-to-hate-her
there-is-no-disguise-that-can-for-long-conceal-love-where-it-exists-or-simulate-it-where-it-does-not
there-are-few-people-who-are-not-ashamed-of-their-love-affairs-when-the-infatuation-is-over
a-true-friend-is-the-greatest-of-all-blessings-and-that-which-we-take-the-least-care-to-acquire
what-makes-lovers-never-tire-of-one-another-is-that-they-talk-always-about-themselves
we-love-those-who-admire-us-but-not-those-whom-we-admire
we-promise-according-to-our-hopes-and-perform-according-to-our-fears
of-all-our-faults-the-one-that-we-excuse-most-easily-is-idleness
it-is-often-laziness-and-timidity-that-keep-us-within-our-duty-while-virtue-gets-all-the-credit
the-force-we-use-on-ourselves-to-prevent-ourselves-from-loving-is-often-more-cruel-than-the-severest-treatment-at-the-hands-of-one-loved
he-merits-no-thanks-who-does-a-kindness-for-his-own-ends
idiots-and-lunatics-see-only-their-own-wit
fortune-converts-everything-to-the-advantage-of-her-favorites
we-often-pardon-those-that-annoy-us-but-we-cannot-pardon-those-we-annoy
we-are-easily-comforted-for-the-misfortunes-of-our-friends-when-those-misfortunes-give-us-an-occasion-of-expressing-our-affection-and-solicitude
we-easily-forgive-our-friends-those-faults-that-do-no-affect-us-ourselves
chance-corrects-us-of-many-faults-that-reason-would-not-know-how-to-correct
ridicule-dishonors-a-man-more-than-dishonor-does
the-principal-point-of-cleverness-is-to-know-how-to-value-things-just-as-they-deserve
sometimes-we-lose-friends-for-whose-loss-our-regret-is-greater-than-our-grief-others-for-whom-our-grief-is-greater-than-our-regret
as-we-grow-older-we-grow-both-more-foolish-wiser-at-same-time
it-is-easier-to-understand-mankind-in-general-than-any-individual-man
love-is-to-soul-him-who-loves-what-soul-is-to-body-which-it-animates-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
the-souls-maladies-have-their-relapses-like-bodys-what-we-take-for-cure-is-often-just-momentary-rally-new-form-disease-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
virtue-is-to-soul-what-health-is-tot-he-body-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
selfinterest-speaks-all-manner-tongues-plays-all-manner-parts-even-that-disinterestedness-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
we-speak-little-if-not-egged-on-by-vanity-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
if-it-requires-great-tact-to-speak-to-purpose-it-requires-no-less-to-know-when-to-be-silent-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
however-much-we-may-distrust-mens-sincerity-we-always-believe-they-speak-to-us-more-sincerely-than-to-others-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
in-growing-old-we-become-more-foolish-more-wise-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
the-intellect-is-always-fooled-by-heart-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
the-passions-are-only-orators-which-always-persuade-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
pity-is-often-reflection-our-own-evils-in-ills-others-it-is-delicate-foresight-troubles-into-which-we-may-fall-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
it-is-much-better-to-learn-to-deal-with-ills-we-have-now-than-to-speculate-on-those-that-may-befall-us-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
whatever-pretext-we-may-give-for-our-affections-often-it-is-only-interest-vanity-which-cause-them-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
smallness-mind-is-cause-stubbornness-we-do-not-credit-readily-what-is-beyond-our-view-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
narrowness-mind-is-often-cause-obstinacy-we-do-not-easily-believe-beyond-what-we-see-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
boredom-causes-us-to-neglect-more-duties-than-does-interest-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
whatever-pretended-causes-we-may-blame-our-afflictions-upon-it-is-often-nothing-but-selfinterest-vanity-that-produce-them-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
the-exceeding-delight-we-take-in-talking-about-ourselves-should-give-us-cause-to-fear-that-we-are-giving-but-little-pleasureto-our-listeners-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
a-wise-man-thinks-it-more-advantageous-not-to-join-battle-than-to-win-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
ability-wins-us-esteem-true-men-luck-that-people-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
the-clemency-princes-is-often-but-policy-to-win-affections-people-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
to-praise-great-actions-with-sincerity-may-be-said-to-be-taking-part-in-them-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
man-only-blames-himself-in-order-that-he-may-be-praised-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
whatever-distrust-we-may-have-sincerity-those-who-converse-with-us-we-always-believe-they-will-tell-us-more-truth-than-they-do-to-others-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
whatever-discoveries-we-may-have-made-in-regions-selflove-there-still-remain-many-unknown-lands-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
that-man-we-may-be-sure-is-person-true-worth-whom-those-who-envy-him-most-are-yet-forced-to-praise-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
a-respectable-man-may-love-madly-but-not-foolishly-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
one-man-may-be-more-cunning-than-another-but-no-one-can-be-more-cunning-than-all-world-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
our-repentances-are-generally-not-much-concern-remorse-for-harm-we-have-done-as-fear-harm-we-may-have-brought-upon-ourselves-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
a-man-may-be-sharper-than-another-but-not-than-all-others-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
only-strong-natures-can-really-be-sweet-ones-those-that-seem-sweet-are-in-general-only-weak-may-easily-turn-sour-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
sometimes-in-life-situations-develop-that-only-halfcrazy-can-get-out-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
one-may-outwit-another-but-not-all-others-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
there-may-be-talent-without-position-but-there-is-no-position-without-some-kind-talent-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
moderation-is-feebleness-sloth-soul-whereas-ambition-is-warmth-activity-it-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
we-should-not-judge-mans-merits-by-his-great-qualities-but-by-use-he-makes-them-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
we-often-do-shallow-good-in-order-to-accomplish-evil-with-impunity-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld
it-is-as-easy-to-deceive-ones-self-without-perceiving-it-as-it-is-difficult-to-deceive-others-without-their-finding-out-francois-de-la-rochefoucauld