Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its...
Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
There are only three events in a man's life; birth, life, and death; he is...
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel...
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are...
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the...
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to...
Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
Love and friendship exclude each other.
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
Everything has been said, and we are more than seven thousand years of human thought...
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue...
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to...
A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there...
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.