Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn Quotes

What we gain by experience is not worth that we lose in illusion

Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

Conscience serves us especially to judge of the actions of others.

Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

An angry woman is vindictive beyond measure, and hesitates at nothing in her bitterness.

Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

The wonderful fortune of some writers deludes and leads to misery a great number of young people.

Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

Every generous illusion of youth leaves a wrinkle as it departs. Experience is the successive disenchanting of the things of life; it is reason enriched with the heart's spoils.

Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

Envy, like flame, blackens that which is above it, and which it cannot reach.

Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

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