Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes on love

Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

In love we often doubt what we most believe... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It is with true love as it is with ghosts.. view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship... 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

It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The more one loves a mistress, the more one is ready to hate her... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a second... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The force we use on ourselves, to prevent ourselves from loving, is often more cruel than the severest treatment at the hands of one loved... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom we admire... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other... view

By: Francois de La Rochefoucauld