There are only three events in a man's life; birth, life, and death; he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at...
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.
Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its...
There are only two ways by which to rise in this world, either by one's...
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it...
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are...
We seldom repent of speaking little, very often of speaking too much: a vulgar and...
It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient...
Love and friendship exclude each other.
We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies...
Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men
Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or action, is the...
A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and...