Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Quote by Joseph Roux
Every large family has its angels and its demon.
We love justice greatly, and just men but little
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and...
Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or...
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you...
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least...
Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his...
Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.
There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who...
Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know.
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that...
God-friendship is for God-worshipers; They are the ones he confides in.
War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish...
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate...