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
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears.
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his...
Every large family has its angels and its demon.
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least...
What is experience? A poor little hut constructed from the ruins of the palace of...
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that...
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills
Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.
Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you...
Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know.
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or...
We love justice greatly, and just men but little
Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know.
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and...
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who...