We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.
Quote by Jean De La Bruyere
Jean De La Bruyere Quotes
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom...
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed,...
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it...
We see men fall from high estate on account of the very faults through which...
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at...
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth
A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
We seldom repent of speaking little, very often of speaking too much: a vulgar and...
Love and friendship exclude each other
A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better...
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue...
There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What...
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient...
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.