It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
There is more self-love than love in jealousy.
Old men delight in giving good advice as a consolation for the fact that they can no longer set bad examples.
Imagination could never invent the number of different contradictions that exist innately in each person's heart.
Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.
The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or admired.