Nicholas Boileau Quotes


14 Nicholas Boileau quotes:



"However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him."
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Fools And Foolishness Quotes British Critic Quotes
"A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him"
"A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him."
"Greatest fools are the most often satisfied."
"The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass."
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Fools And Foolishness Quotes French Poet Quotes
"Honor is like an island, rugged and without shores; once we have left it, we can never return"
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return."
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"The wisest man is he who does not fancy that he is so at all."
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so."
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"What is conceived well is expressed clearly."
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Simplicity Quotes
"Praising an honest person who doesn't deserve it, always wounds them."
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Praise Quotes
"Attach yourself to those who advise you rather than praise you."
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Praise Quotes
"Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease."
Author: Boileau Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"He who cannot limit himself will never know how to write."



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