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
We hope to grow old, and we dread old age; that is to say, we...
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to...
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it...
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are...
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
Making books is a skilled trade, like making clocks.
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
The duty of a judge is to administer justice, but his practice is to delay...
To be among people one loves, that's sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to...
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek...
When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do...
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.