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
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his...
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
Every large family has its angels and its demon.
Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know.
What is experience? A poor little hut constructed from the ruins of the palace of...
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least...
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears.
Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you...
When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.
There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who...
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that...
Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and...
Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know.
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or...
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.