It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent.
Quote by Joseph Roux
Joseph Roux Quotes
Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know.
Evil often triumphs, but never conquers
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.
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and...
There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them
There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who...
Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you...
Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.
Every large family has its angels and its demon.
If we would just support each other -- that's ninety percent of the problem
In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it...
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to...