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
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your...
I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just...
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
One must laugh before one is happy, or one may die without ever laughing at...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.
There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame;...
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the...
This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude.
It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient...
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Making books is a skilled trade, like making clocks.
The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most...
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades...
A minister has to be able to read a clock. At noon, it's time to...