Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just...
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the...
It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor...
We seldom repent of speaking little, very often of speaking too much: a vulgar and...
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.
It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient...
Making books is a skilled trade, like making clocks.
The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea...
There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What...
Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us...
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed,...
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
Hatred is so lasting and stubborn, that reconciliation on a sickbed certainly forebodes death
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk.
To be among people one loves, that's sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to...
The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.