It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent.
Quote by Joseph Roux
Joseph Roux Quotes
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
Evil often triumphs, but never conquers
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know.
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears
Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you...
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that...
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears.
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or...
The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.
When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and...
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least...
Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who...