Love and friendship exclude each other.
It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
They that have lived a single day have lived an age.
Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to...
The first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a...
We must laugh before we are happy for fear of dying without having laughed at...
We hope to grow old, and we dread old age; that is to say, we...
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth
Love and friendship exclude each other
The pleasure of criticizing robs us of the pleasure of being moved by some very...
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
Nothing more clearly shows how little God esteems his gift to men of wealth, money,...
It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient...
Hatred is so lasting and stubborn, that reconciliation on a sickbed certainly forebodes death
The duty of a judge is to administer justice, but his practice is to delay...