There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them
Quote by Joseph Roux
Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Every large family has its angels and its demon.
The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.
We love justice greatly, and just men but little
Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know.
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and...
Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least...
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or...
There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who...
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his...
Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
What is experience? A poor little hut constructed from the ruins of the palace of...
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that...
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends.
Let our friends perish, provided our enemies fall along with them.