If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
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...
There are only two ways by which to rise in this world, either by one's...
All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do...
The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame;...
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel...
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry,...
Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to...
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your...
Nothing more clearly shows how little God esteems his gift to men of wealth, money,...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth
Love and friendship exclude each other
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.
A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea...