Almost all our faults are more pardonable than the methods we resort to to hide them.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)
Contributed by: Zaady
Had we ourselves no faults we should find less pleasure discovering them in others.
Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were on one side only.
We confess our faults, to make amends by our sincerity for the harm they have done us in the opinion of others.
What the superior man seeks is in himself: what the small man seeks is in others.
Courage is doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing before everyone.
Although men flatter themselves with their great actions, they are not so often the result of great design as of chance.
Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate it where it does not.
We often do good in order that we may do evil with impunity.
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