Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes on art

It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

In the human heart new passions are forever being born.. view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions, it is that which lies hidden in the bottom of our heart, and which we know not ourselves... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The mind is always the patsy of the heart... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The mind cannot long play the heart's role... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in one's speech... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having seen, makes up a good part of our sincerity... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or admired... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The heart is forever making the head its fool... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The intellect is always fooled by the heart... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as it does in his speech... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too.. view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

What we call generosity is for the most part only the vanity of giving.. view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they are, who already possess it... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Every one speaks well of his own heart, but no one dares speak well of his own mind... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part of that blame and that commendation is due which is given to the actions themselves... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld