Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Quote by Joseph Roux
Joseph Roux Quotes
Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
Evil often triumphs, but never conquers
Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know.
Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his...
When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you...
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
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or...
What is experience? A poor little hut constructed from the ruins of the palace of...
Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.
We love justice greatly, and just men but little
Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for...
Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to...
Justice is having and doing what is one's own