All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies...
Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your...
One must laugh before one is happy, or one may die without ever laughing at...
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel...
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
The duty of a judge is to administer justice, but his practice is to delay...
A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest...
Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of...
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at...
The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it...
The unfaithful woman, if she is known for such by the person concerned, is only...
The cruelest lies are often told in silence
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.