François de La Rochefoucauld Quotes



Best 6 Quotes by François de La Rochefoucauld

“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.”

“It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability.”

“Many people despise wealth, but few know how to give it away.”

“We go to far less trouble about making ourselves happy than about appearing to be so.”

“We rarely think people have good sense unless they agree with us.”

“When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”

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