Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

Some excel in rhyme who reason foolishly.More Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of all the animals which fly in the air, walk on the land, or swim in the sea, from Paris to Peru, from Japan to Rome, the most foolish animal in my opinion is man.More Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The wisest man is he who does not fancy that he is so at all.More Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A fool always finds one still more foolish to admire him.
[Fr., Un sot trouve toujours un plus sot qui l'admire.]More Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Honor is like an island, rugged and without shores; we can never
re-enter it once we are on the outside.
[Fr., L'honneur est comme une ile escarpee et sans bords;
On n'y peut plus rentrer des qu'on en est dehors.]More Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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