"In jealousy there is more self-love than love." - La Rochefoucauld

"Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones just as the wind blows out a candle and fans a fire." - La Rochefoucauld

"We give advice, but we do not inspire conduct." - La Rochefoucauld

"It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves." - La Rochefoucauld

"Moderation is an ostentatious proof of our strength of character." - La Rochefoucauld

"True eloquence consists of saying all that should be, not all that could be, said." - La Rochefoucauld

"Few people know how to be old." - La Rochefoucauld

"He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken." - La Rochefoucauld

"Conceit causes more conversation than wit." - La Rochefoucauld

"He who lives without committing any folly is not so wise as he thinks." - La Rochefoucauld

"Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they are, who already possess it." - La Rochefoucauld

"The head is always the dupe of the heart." - La Rochefoucauld

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