All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
Love and friendship exclude each other.
The court is like a palace of marble; it's composed of people very hard and...
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
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.
It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men
There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame;...
A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What...
We must laugh before we are happy for fear of dying without having laughed at...
All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of...
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek...
One must laugh before one is happy, or one may die without ever laughing at...
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to...