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Quotes by Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.
– François de la Rochefoucauld

No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
– François de La Rochefoucauld

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

When we cannot find contentment in ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
– François de La Rochefoucauld

Hypocrisy is a tribute that vice pays to virtue.
– François de La Rochefoucauld

In love we often doubt what we most believe.
– François de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.

– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All passions make us commit faults, but love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
– 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

What makes the vanity of others insupportable is that it wounds our own.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The truest way to be deceived is to think oneself more knowing than others.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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