Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
We see men fall from high estate on account of the very faults through which...
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it...
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do...
Love and friendship exclude each other
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and courageous feelings, seek...
There are only three events in a man's life; birth, life, and death; he is...
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
We seldom repent of speaking little, very often of speaking too much: a vulgar and...
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Hatred is so lasting and stubborn, that reconciliation on a sickbed certainly forebodes death
It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men
All of your scholarship, all your study of Shakespeare and Wordsworth would be vain if...
Never act until you have clearly answered the question: What happens if I do nothing?