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Francois de La Rochefoucauld quotes and sayings

Writer | Born: September 15, 1613 - Died: March 17, 1680
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : Jealousy is the greatest of all evils, and the one that arouses the least pity in the person who causes it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : People are more slanderous from vanity than from malice.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : It is as easy to deceive one's self without perceiving it, as it is difficult to deceive others without their finding out.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : The less you trust others, the less you will be deceived.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : There are follies as catching as contagious disorders.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : The aversion to lying is often a hidden ambition to render our words credible and weighty, and to attach a religious aspect to our conversation.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : Man only blames himself in order that he may be praised.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : A man would rather say evil of himself than say nothing.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : Truth does not do as much good in the world as its imitations do harm.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : When the heart is still disturbed by the relics of a passion it is proner to take up a new one than when wholly cured.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : Men more easily renounce their interests than their tastes.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : It is not always for virtue's sake that women are virtuous.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld motivational quote : Plenty of people want to be pious, but no one yearns to be humble.