Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your...
There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame;...
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue...
This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude.
A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there...
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to...
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed,...
As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician...
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of...
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to...
A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth
He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk.
A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
Dear brain, please start being able to tell the difference between hungry and bored. Sincerely,...
There's no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But...