Search Quotes
Search more than 36,000 Quotes by over 6,000 Authors.
Home Page
Quotes by Author
Quotes by Topic
Popular Quotes
Popular Authors
Submit a Quote
Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes
Showing: 51 - 60 Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes of 286
We may give advice, but we cannot inspire conduct.
We often pass from love to ambition, but we hardly ever return from ambition to love.
A man, in order to establish himself in the world, does everything he can to appear established there.
Nothing ought more to humiliate men who have merited great praise than the care they still take to boast of little things.
The desire of appearing clever often prevents our becoming so.
Customary use of artifice is the sign of a small mind, and it almost always happens that he who uses it to cover one spot uncovers himself in another.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others, that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.
We acknowledge our faults in order to repair by our sincerity the damage they have done us in the eyes of others.
Constancy in love is a perpetual inconstancy, which makes the heart attach itself successively to all the qualities of the person we love, giving preference now to one and presently to another.
There are two sorts of constancy in love; the one comes from the constant discovery in our beloved of new grounds for love, and the other comes from making it a point of honour to be constant.
Search quotes
Relationship Quote
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
Life Quote
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Marriage Quote
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
Humorous Quote
Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
Love Quote
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
All quotations on this website are the property and copyright of their respective authors. All quotations are provided for educational and informational purposes only.
Copyright © 2011 LifeQuotesLib.com. All Rights Reserved.