Jean de La Bruyere

Jean de La Bruyere

French moralist
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
[Fr., Les hommes rougissent moins de leur crimes que de leurs faiblesses et de leur vanite.]More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Among some people arrogance supplies the place of grandeur, inhumanity of decision, and roguery of intelligence.More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are some extraordinary fathers, who seem, during the whole course of their lives, to be giving their children reasons for being consoled at their death.More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who only writes to suit the taste of the age, considers himself more than his writings. We should always aim at perfection, and then posterity will do us that justice which sometimes our contemporaries refuse us.More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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