The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel...
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor...
If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father.
There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What...
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a...
A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do...
There are only three events in a man's life; birth, life, and death; he is...
Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to...
The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea...
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the...