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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
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Interest speaks all sorts of tongues, and plays all sorts of parts, even that of disinterestedness.
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty.
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it.
Everyone complains of his memory, but no one complains of his judgment.
To know things well, we must know them in detail; but as that is almost endless, our knowledge is always superficial and imperfect.
In love deceit nearly always goes further than mistrust.
Love, all agreeable as it is, charms more by the fashion in which it displays itself, than by its own true merit.
Sometimes we are less unhappy in being deceived by those we love, than in being undeceived by them.
The restraints we impose on ourselves to refrain from loving are often more cruel than the severities of our beloved.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
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