He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
There are only two ways of getting on in the world either by one's own...
Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
Hatred is so lasting and stubborn, that reconciliation on a sickbed certainly forebodes death
They that have lived a single day have lived an age.
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician...
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to...
The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it...
There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry,...
There are three stages in a person's life, birth, their life and death. They are...
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
We see men fall from high estate on account of the very faults through which...
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists...