Everything has been said, and we are more than seven thousand years of human thought too late.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
We must laugh before we are happy for fear of dying without having laughed at...
Hatred is so lasting and stubborn, that reconciliation on a sickbed certainly forebodes death
Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
A coxcomb is one whom simpletons believe to be a man of merit.
There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry,...
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth
As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician...
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
Everything has been said, and we are more than seven thousand years of human thought...
We see men fall from high estate on account of the very faults through which...
Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
Making books is a skilled trade, like making clocks.
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are...
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel...