If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it is horrible to lose, So the one is pretty equal to the other.
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...
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of...
Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
We must laugh before we are happy for fear of dying without having laughed at...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
The pleasure of criticizing robs us of the pleasure of being moved by some very...
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
The court is like a palace of marble; it's composed of people very hard and...
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel...
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at...
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
There are only three events in a man's life; birth, life, and death; he is...
One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely...
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.