More From Francois de La Rochefoucauld
- "There are but very few men clever enough to know all the mischief they do."
- "There is no better proof of a man’s being truly good than his desiring to be constantly under the observation of good men."
- "Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance."
More In Good
- "Although I do not have a family, I have eyes, ears and imagination, and know, as most people know, that the importance of one’s children is paramount."― Lara St. John
- "What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books."― Thomas Carlyle
- "Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability."― Ho Chi Minh