Jean de la Bruyere

122Jean de la Bruyere Quotes

French Philosopher died on December 29, 1696

Jean de La Bruyère was a French philosopher and moralist... (source)

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience. view quote

The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love. view quote

If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it is horrible to lose, So the one is pretty equal to the other. view quote

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings. view quote

At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone. view quote

Out of difficulties grow miracles. view quote

Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth. view quote

Love and friendship exclude each other. view quote

A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were. view quote

He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk. view quote

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