Francois De La Rochefoucauld
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
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Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance.
Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look little in one that is too big for us.
I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends that's the good stuff in life.
You know, the reward for 'Captain America' is amazing. It's always fun to see a giant spectacle film and see the fun stuff - the special effects.
When I was a little boy I used to borrow my father's hat, and make a press card to stick in the hat band. That was the way reporters were always portrayed in the movies.
Life must be a constant education one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.
If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
The death of my father is probably the biggest thing that I ever faced. Daddy and I were best friends.
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.