Quotes by François de La Rochefoucauld

Quotes by François de La Rochefoucauld

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.

LoveFrançois de La Rochefoucauld
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A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.

FriendshipFrançois de La Rochefoucauld
 
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Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.

Jealousy, EgoismFrançois de La Rochefoucauld
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Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.

PassionFrançois de La Rochefoucauld
 
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The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that can surprise us.

ProgressFrançois de La Rochefoucauld
 
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One forgives to the degree that one loves.

Forgiveness & MercyFrançois de La Rochefoucauld
 
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The intellect is always fooled by the heart.

Heart, Mind vs. HeartFrançois de La Rochefoucauld
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