There are only two ways of getting on in the world either by one's own industry, or by the stupidity of others.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
Hatred is so lasting and stubborn, that reconciliation on a sickbed certainly forebodes death
A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better...
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
We must laugh before we are happy for fear of dying without having laughed at...
One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely...
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are...
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
Nothing more clearly shows how little God esteems his gift to men of wealth, money,...
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed,...
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
There are only three events in a man's life; birth, life, and death; he is...
I would not like to see a person who is sober, moderate, chaste and just...
One must laugh before one is happy, or one may die without ever laughing at...
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to...