- Name: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Francois de La Rochefoucauld quotes :
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
We have no patience with other people's vanity because it is offensive to our own.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of wit.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to us.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all the motives which produced them.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see all the motives upon which they were done.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones keep to theirs a great while.Francois de La Rochefoucauld