Jean de La Bruyere

Jean de La Bruyere

French moralist
They who, without any previous knowledge of us, think amiss of us, do us no harm; they attack not us, but the phantom of their own imagination.More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man is thirty years old before he has any settled thoughts of his fortune; it is not completed before fifty. He falls to building in his old age, and dies by the time his house is in a condition to be painted and glazed.More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A good saying often runs the risk of being thrown away when quoted as the speaker's own.
[Fr., C'est souvent hasarder un bon mot et vouloir le perdre que de le donner pour sien.]More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [10/21/2011 10:10:18]
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably.More Jean de La Bruyere quotes [10/21/2011 10:10:16]

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