Jean De La Bruyere Quotes

Jean De La Bruyere Quotes: Avoid making yourself the subject of conversation.
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Jean De La Bruyere Quote: Death happens but once, yet we feel it every moment of our lives; it is worse to dread it than to suffer it.
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Quotes about Jean De La Bruyere: When we have run through all forms of government, without partiality to that we were born under, we are at a loss with which to side; they are all a compound of good and evil. It is therefore most reasonable and safe to value that of our own country above all others, and to submit to it.
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Quote about Jean De La Bruyere: 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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Jean De La Bruyere Sayings: During the course of our life we now and then enjoy some pleasures so inviting, and have some encounters of so tender a nature, that though they are forbidden, it is but natural to wish that they were at least allowable. Nothing can be more delightful, except it be to abandon them for virtue's sake.
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Jean De La Bruyere Saying: If you wish to be held in esteem, you must ssociate only with those who estimable.
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Sayings about Jean De La Bruyere: The punishment of a criminal is an example to the rabble; but every decent man is concerned if an innocent person is condemned.
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Saying about Jean De La Bruyere: Wit is the god of moments, but Genius is the god of ages.
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Jean De La Bruyere Quotes: It is a proof of boorishness to confer a favor with a bad grace; it is the act of giving that is hard and painful. How little does a smile cost?
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Jean De La Bruyere Quote: Languages are no more than the keys of Sciences. He who despises one, slights the other.
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Quotes about Jean De La Bruyere: We should only endeavour to think and speak correctly ourselves, without wishing to bring others over to our taste and opinions.
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Quote about Jean De La Bruyere: Every man is valued in this world as he shows by his conduct that he wishes to be valued.
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Jean De La Bruyere Sayings: I am told so many ill things of a man, and I see so few in him, that I begin to suspect he has a real but troublesome merit, as being likely to eclipse that of others.
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Jean De La Bruyere Saying: False glory is the rock of vanity; it seduces men to affect esteem by things which they indeed possess, but which are frivolous, and which for a man to value himself on would be a scandalous error.
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Sayings about Jean De La Bruyere: It is motive alone that gives real value to the actions of men, and disinterestedness puts the cap to it.
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Saying about Jean De La Bruyere: It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
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Jean De La Bruyere Quotes: It seems to me that the spirit of politeness is a certain attention in causing that, by our words and by our manners, others may be content with us and with themselves.
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Jean De La Bruyere Quote: Life is short and tedious, and is wholly spent in wishing; we trust to find rest and enjoyment at some future time, often at an age when our best blessings, youth and health, have already left us. When at last I that time has arrived, it surprises us in the midst of fresh desires; we have got no farther when we are attacked by a fever which kills us; if we had been cured, it would only have been to give us more time for other desires.
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