There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of goodness
Friendship is only a reciprocal conciliation of interests, and an exchange of good offices; it is a species of commerce out of which self love always expects to gain something
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.
There is only one kind of love, but there are one thousand imitations
All the passions make us commit faults love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember how many times we have told it to the same person
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors