More From Francois de La Rochefoucauld
- "Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too; and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected."
- "Most people know no other way of judging men’s worth but by the vogue they are in, or the fortunes they have met with."
- "There is nothing men are so generous of as advice."
More In Great
- "Great souls suffer in silence."― Friedrich Schiller
- "The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson."― Orison Swett Marden
- "There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true."― Niels Bohr