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
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk.
A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better...
Modesty is to merit, as shades to figures in a picture, giving it strength and...
We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea...
Love and friendship exclude each other
There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame;...
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient...
Hatred is so lasting and stubborn, that reconciliation on a sickbed certainly forebodes death
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it...
Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
The pleasure of criticizing robs us of the pleasure of being moved by some very...
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love
Remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There...
A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by...