At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom...
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at...
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel...
We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.
The unfaithful woman, if she is known for such by the person concerned, is only...
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it...
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame;...
The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek...
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
The duty of a judge is to administer justice, but his practice is to delay...
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What...
Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea...