Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there...
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to...
It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor...
A coxcomb is one whom simpletons believe to be a man of merit.
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...
Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are...
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek...
Everything has been said, and we are more than seven thousand years of human thought...
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth
One must laugh before one is happy, or one may die without ever laughing at...
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the...
Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us...
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have...
If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself...
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.