Jean de la Bruyere Quotes

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Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgi

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings.
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There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry, music, painting, public speaking.
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness.
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Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
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When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.
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To be among people one loves, that’s sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them, to think of indifferent things; but among them, everything is equal.
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It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues.
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One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely wretched.
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We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.
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Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
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Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.
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The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
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Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
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All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
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The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
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A man can keep another‘s secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others.
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Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.
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The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.
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Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
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Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect.
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When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman.
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Love and friendship exclude each other.
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The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes.
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It is boorish to live ungraciously: the giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
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The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea of one.
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We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies flattery; to speak ill of them while they are alive is dangerous, and when they are dead is cowardly.
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Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to die. He is not conscious of his birth, he suffers at his death and he forgets to live.
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The first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a pest.
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Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are some things you cannot ask an honest man to do.
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The court is like a palace of marble; it’s composed of people very hard and very polished.
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Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.
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