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If dual torment is to be my one condition,
both of loving and being loved I would quit.


Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

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No matter how much individuals do through their own efforts, they cannot actively purify themselves ...
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To establish yourself in the world a person must do all they can to appear already established.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
To be among people one loves, that's sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
This great misfortune -- to be incapable of solitude.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
Lovers never get tired of each other because they are forever talking about themselves.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Mockery is often the result of a poverty of wit.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present -- which seldom happens to us...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquen...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
That man is good who does good to others; if he suffers on account of the good he does, he is very g...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
From time to time there appear on the face of the earth men of rare and consummate excellence, who d...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician will be made fun of, but he w...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends, as to give them no cause to miss him less.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
By the work one knows the workmen.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
We are valued in this world at the rate we desire to be valued.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
In my end is my beginning.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what he would be capable of with the world looking on.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Many people despise wealth, but few know how to give it away.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Few are agreeable in conversation, because each thinks more of what he intends to say than of what o...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
A fly sat on the chariot wheel And said "what a dust I raise."
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
The pleasure of love is in loving.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
The defects and faults in the mind are like wounds in the body. After all imaginable care has been t...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
God has mercifully ordered that the human brain works slowly; first the blow, hours afterwards the b...
WALTER DE LA MARE
The slave has but one master; the ambitious man has as many as can help him in making his fortune.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
What makes vanity so insufferable to us, is that it hurts our own.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
No flowery road leads to glory. [Fr., Aucun chemin de fleurs ne conduit a la gloire.]
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
'Tis thus we heed no instincts but our own, Believe no evil, till the evil's done. [Fr., Nous ...
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as can help in making his fortune.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
We ought never to scoff at the wretched, for who can be sure of continued happiness? [Fr., Il ne ...
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
To be deceived by our enemies or betrayed by our friends in insupportable; yet by ourselves we are o...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
In short, Luck's always to blame.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
A hungry stomach cannot hear.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness.
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.
OSCAR DE LA RENTA
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Nature's laws must be obeyed, and the period of decline begins, and goes on with accelerated rap...
WARREN DE LA RUE
For a deeper interest in the Moon than I ever felt before.
WARREN DE LA RUE
Online media is increasingly influential in fashion.
OSCAR DE LA RENTA
I want to make clothes that people will wear, not styles that will make a big splash on the runway.
OSCAR DE LA RENTA
Often something more simple would be better. Sometimes I put things together - a shirt, a sweater, a...
INES DE LA FRESSANGE
One thing Della Valle taught me is the power to say no if something isn't right. That mattered e...
INES DE LA FRESSANGE
Buying a matching blouse and skirt from the same store is a crime. A clever mix of chic and cheap hi...
INES DE LA FRESSANGE
I saw a lot of haute couture all my childhood, and without knowing it I've learned from when I w...
INES DE LA FRESSANGE
We can never be certain of our courage until we have faced danger.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
There is such a thing as a general revolution which changes the taste of men as it changes the fortu...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
I grew up with classical music blasting in my parents' living room and my older brother's pr...
JOSEPHINE DE LA BAUME
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to us.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
He got out of bed and peeped through the blinds. To the east and opposite to him gardens and an appl...
WALTER DE LA MARE
Passion often makes a madman of the cleverest man, and renders the greatest fools clever.
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and ...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
I'm short and curvy, but I think people want to work with me for reasons other than what I look ...
JOSEPHINE DE LA BAUME
We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally appear disguised befo...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Softly along the road of evening, / In a twilight dim with rose, / Wrinkled with age, and drenched w...
WALTER DE LA MARE
Softly along the road of evening, / In a twilight dim with rose, / Wrinkled with age, and drenched w...
WALTER DE LA MARE
An hour's terror is better than a lifetime of timidity.
WALTER DE LA MARE
I like to look like a tomboy during the day and then a pin-up girl at night.
JOSEPHINE DE LA BAUME
En la amistad como en el amor se es más feliz por las cosas que se ignoran que por las que se saben...
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by chance but he who knows it and can...
FRANCIOUS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD