Nothing more clearly shows how little God esteems his gift to men of wealth, money, position and other worldly goods, than the way he distributes these, and the sort of men who are most amply provided with them.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
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Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
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Making books is a skilled trade, like making clocks.
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it...
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a...
We must laugh before we are happy for fear of dying without having laughed at...
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed,...
They that have lived a single day have lived an age.
We should pay as much reverence to youth as we should to age; there are...
But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by...
It takes a long time to become young.