Francois de La Rochefoucauld – What men have called friendship…

What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests…


“What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.”
-Francois de La Rochefoucauld