Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Quote by Joseph Roux
Joseph Roux Quotes
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and...
The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.
We love justice greatly, and just men but little
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears.
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his...
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least...
Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know.
Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
Evil often triumphs, but never conquers
When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or...
Every large family has its angels and its demon.
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that...
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
What is experience? A poor little hut constructed from the ruins of the palace of...
In long experience I find that a man who trusts nobody is apt to be...
Experience (has) long taught me the reasonableness of mutual sacrifices of opinion among those who...