We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call…
Quote by Joseph Roux
When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or...
What is experience? A poor little hut constructed from the ruins of the palace of...
The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.
Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know.
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears
Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
We love justice greatly, and just men but little
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.
Evil often triumphs, but never conquers
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears.
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that...
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you...
Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know.
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his...