The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea of one.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
Modesty is to merit, as shades to figures in a picture, giving it strength and...
There are only two ways by which to rise in this world, either by one's...
Love and friendship exclude each other
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed,...
It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor...
A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
We seldom repent of speaking little, very often of speaking too much: a vulgar and...
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are...
There are only two ways of getting on in the world either by one's own...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a...
Nothing more clearly shows how little God esteems his gift to men of wealth, money,...
Gray hair is God's graffiti.
Love the people God gave you, because he will need them back one day.