We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at all.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient...
The pleasure of criticizing robs us of the pleasure of being moved by some very...
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
Love and friendship exclude each other.
When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do...
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth
Everything has been said, and we are more than seven thousand years of human thought...
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude.
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it...
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed,...
If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father.
There are only two ways by which to rise in this world, either by one's...
We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
The court is like a palace of marble; it's composed of people very hard and...
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a...
Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.