Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes

Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes: A certain harmony should be kept between actions and ideas if we want to fully develop the effects they can produce.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quote: What makes false reckoning, as regards gratitude, is that the pride of the giver and the receiver cannot agree as to the value of the benefit.
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Quotes about Francois De La Rochefoucauld: Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character....
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Quote about Francois De La Rochefoucauld: The passions do very often give birth to others of a nature most contrary to their own. Thus avarice sometimes brings forth prodigality, and prodigality avarice; a man's resolution is very often the effect of levity, and his boldness that of cowardice and fear.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld Sayings: Pride has a greater share than goodness in the reproofs we give other people for their faults; and we chide them not so much to make them mend those faults as to make them believe that we ourselves are without fault.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld Saying: A readiness to believe ill of others, before we have duly examined it, is the effect of laziness and pride. We are eager to find aculprit, and loath to give ourselves the trouble of examining the crime.
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Sayings about Francois De La Rochefoucauld: It is sometimes a point of as much cleverness to know to make good use of advice from others as to be able give good advice to oneself.
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Saying about Francois De La Rochefoucauld: Bravery in simple soldiers is a dangerous trade, to which they have bound themselves to get their livelihood.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes: Men are often so foolish as to boast and value themselves upon their passions, even those that are most vicious. But envy is a passion so full of cowardice and shame that no one every ever had the confidence to own it.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quote: Every one complains of a poor memory, no one of a weak judgment.
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Quotes about Francois De La Rochefoucauld: Confidence always pleases those who receive it. It is a tribute we pay to their merit, a deposit we commit to their trust, a pledge that gives them a claim upon us, a kind of dependence to which we voluntarily submit.
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Quote about Francois De La Rochefoucauld: Our actions are like the terminations of verses, which we rhyme as we please.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld Sayings: We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld Saying: Our own distrust gives a fair pretence for the knavery of other people.
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Sayings about Francois De La Rochefoucauld: Nothing is so catching as example.
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Saying about Francois De La Rochefoucauld: There are few occasions when we should make a bad bargain by giving up the good on condition that no ill was said of us.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes: There are follies as catching as contagious disorders.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quote: Humility is the altar upon which God wishes that we should offer Him His sacrifices.
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