Jean de la Bruyere Quotes

Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth

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Out of difficulties grow miracles.

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Modesty is to merit, as shades to figures in a picture, giving it strength and beauty

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The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.

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Everything has been said, and we are more than seven thousand years of human thought too late

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

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

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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.

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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.

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