It takes a better man to survive good luck than bad.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)
Contributed by: Zaady
We confess our faults, to make amends by our sincerity for the harm they have done us in the opinion of others.
Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
We easily forget our faults when they are known only to ourselves.
Flattery is counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
He who lives without folly is not so wise as he imagines.
The most trying fools are the bright ones.
No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
In the misfortune of our best friends, we find something which is not displeasing to us.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings and the one which we take the least thought to acquire.
We praise in others what we find in ourselves; true friendship grows when self-esteem is flattered by mutual agreement in tastes and pleasures.
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