More From Francois de La Rochefoucauld
- "That good disposition which boasts of being most tender is often stifled by the least urging of self-interest."
- "What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love."
- "When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes."
More In Love
- "Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within."― James A. Baldwin
- "Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable."― Joyce Brothers
- "If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism."― Erich Fromm