We try to make virtues of those faults that we do not wish to correct.

[Nous essayons de nous faire honneur des défauts que nous ne voulons pas corriger.]

François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French epigrammist, memoirist, noble
Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales [Maxims], #442 (1665-1678)
Added on 13-Oct-05 | Last updated 29-Apr-13
Link to this post
More quotes by La Rochefoucauld, Francois

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.