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Jean de la Bruyere
Jean de la Bruyere
(1645 - 1696)
French essayist.
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A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Fashion Quotes
As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician will be made fun of, but he will be well paid.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Medicine and Sickness Quotes
A man must have very eminent qualities to hold his own without being polite.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Politeness and Manners Quotes
It is a great misfortune neither to have enough wit to talk well nor enough judgement to be silent.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Silence Quotes
A man often runs the risk of throwing away a witticism if he admits that it is his own.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Wit Quotes
The most exquisite pleasure is giving pleasure to others.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Happiness Quotes
The most exquisite pleasure is giving pleasure to others.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Helping Other People Quotes
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Friendship Quotes
He who has lived a day has lived an age.
- Jean de la Bruyere | One Day Quotes
Those who make the worst use of their time most complain of its brevity.
- Jean de la Bruyere | One Day Quotes
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
- Jean de la Bruyere | The Present Quotes
There are certain people who so ardently and passionately desire a thing, that from dread of losing it they leave nothing undone to make them lose it.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Positive Quotes
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at all.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Positive Quotes
There is no business in the world so troublesome as the pursuit of fame: life is over before you have hardly begun your work.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Success Quotes
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Peace Quotes
The nearer we come to great men the more clearly we see that they are only men. They rarely seem great to their valets.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Greatness Quotes
Liberality consists less in giving much than in giving at the right moment.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Liberality Quotes
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Life Quotes
A modest man never talks of himself.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Modesty Quotes
It is a great misfortune neither to have enough wit to talk well nor enough judgment to be silent.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Silence Quotes
There are but two ways of rising in the world: either by one's own industry or profiting by the foolishness of others.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Success Quotes
There are no ugly women; there are only women who do not know how to look pretty.
- Jean de la Bruyere | Women Quotes


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