A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
They that have lived a single day have lived an age.
Nothing more clearly shows how little God esteems his gift to men of wealth, money,...
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek...
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry,...
I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just...
The first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a...
Love and friendship exclude each other.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.
Making books is a skilled trade, like making clocks.
We hope to grow old, and we dread old age; that is to say, we...
Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are...
It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient...
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
The unfaithful woman, if she is known for such by the person concerned, is only...
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the...