Quotes by: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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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
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part of that blame and that commendation is due which is given to the actions themselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love us more than we would have them do.
Francois 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.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Love often leads on to ambition, but seldom does one return from ambition to love.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost always means the rise of another.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
What is called generosity is usually only the vanity of giving; we enjoy the vanity more than the thing given.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of his own mind.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think they tell more truth to us than to anyone else.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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