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Jean de La Bruyere Quotes
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It is in vain to ridicule a rich fool, for the laughers will be on his side.
If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.
Impertinent wits are a kind of insect which are in everybody's way and plentiful in all countries.
If a handsome woman allows that another woman is beautiful, we may safely conclude she excels her.
A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably.
It is the glory and the merit of some men to write well, and of others not to write at all.
The same common sense which makes an author write good things, makes him dread they are not good enough to deserve reading.
To make a book is as much a trade as to make a clock; something more than intelligence is required to become an author.
Most men spend the first half of their lives making the second half miserable.
If some died and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
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