Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor...
Love and friendship exclude each other
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
Nothing more clearly shows how little God esteems his gift to men of wealth, money,...
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom...
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
There are three stages in a person's life, birth, their life and death. They are...
It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient...
Love and friendship exclude each other.
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue...
The court is like a palace of marble; it's composed of people very hard and...
The duty of a judge is to administer justice, but his practice is to delay...
The unfaithful woman, if she is known for such by the person concerned, is only...
If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father.
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and courageous feelings, seek...
A book holds a house of gold
Make your books your companions.