A coxcomb is one whom simpletons believe to be a man of merit.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest...
A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there...
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and courageous feelings, seek...
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
Hatred is so lasting and stubborn, that reconciliation on a sickbed certainly forebodes death
Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
Nothing more clearly shows how little God esteems his gift to men of wealth, money,...
A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better...
We must laugh before we are happy for fear of dying without having laughed at...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth
One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely...
Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native...
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel...
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to...
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.