This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men
Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us...
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel...
The pleasure of criticizing robs us of the pleasure of being moved by some very...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth
Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to...
A coxcomb is one whom simpletons believe to be a man of merit.
A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better...
A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
There are three stages in a person's life, birth, their life and death. They are...
When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do...
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it...
Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are...
If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father.
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your...