Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to die. He is not conscious of his birth, he suffers at his death and he forgets to live.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father.
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
We seldom repent of speaking little, very often of speaking too much: a vulgar and...
It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just...
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
We see men fall from high estate on account of the very faults through which...
A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
There are only two ways of getting on in the world either by one's own...
All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek...
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth
Logic is a poor guide compared with custom.
Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge.