True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)
Contributed by: Zaady
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
The pleasure of love is in loving. We are much happier in the passion we feel than in that we inspire.
Source: Maxim 259.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Minds of moderate caliber ordinarily condemn everything which is beyond their range.
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person?
Happiness and misery depend as much on temperament as on fortune.
One is never so happy or so unhappy as one thinks.
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.
We are never so happy, nor so unhappy, as we suppose ourselves to be.
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