We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
There are only two ways by which to rise in this world, either by one's...
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician...
We see men fall from high estate on account of the very faults through which...
All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed,...
The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity
There are only two ways of getting on in the world either by one's own...
We hope to grow old, and we dread old age; that is to say, we...
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
Making books is a skilled trade, like making clocks.
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest...
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at...
Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
To be among people one loves, that's sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to...
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are...