A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
Quote by Joseph Roux
We love justice greatly, and just men but little
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least...
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who...
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his...
Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know.
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears.
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you...
Every large family has its angels and its demon.
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that...
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and...
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears
I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless; That only men incredulous of despair, half-taught in...
Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates