Jean De La Bruyere Quotes

Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity

Jean de la Bruyere

A vain man finds his account in speaking good or evil of himself.

Jean de la Bruyere

Out of difficulties grow miracles.

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As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.

Jean De La Bruyere

There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public eloquence. What torture it is to hear a frigid speech being pompously declaimed, or second-rate verse spoken with all a bad poet's bombast.

Jean de la Bruyere
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