Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

There is such a thing as a general revolution which changes the taste of men as it changes the fortunes of the world.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We would rather speak badly of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are ways which lead to everything, and if we have sufficient will we should always have sufficient means.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives them.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Usually we praise only to be praised.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is great cleverness to know how to conceal our cleverness.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We love those who admire us, but not those whom we admire.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing is so contagious as an example. We never do great good or evil without bringing about more of the same on the part of others.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We pardon to the extent that we love.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate it where it does not.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not enough to succeed, others must fail.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a small interest in order to secure a great one.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity more than the thing given.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to us.More Francois De La Rochefoucauld [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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