A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
Love and friendship exclude each other.
There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What...
All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better...
There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry,...
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to...
There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame;...
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth
Love and friendship exclude each other
There are only two ways of getting on in the world either by one's own...
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are...
Making books is a skilled trade, like making clocks.
The duty of a judge is to administer justice, but his practice is to delay...
Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment
He who is judge between two friends loses one of them