Jean Bruyere Quotes


63 Jean Bruyere quotes:



"No more we meet in yonder bowers Absence has made me prone to roving; But older, firmer hearts than ours, Have found monotony in loving."
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"The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education."
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"Out of difficulties grow miracles."
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"From time to time there appear on the face of the earth men of rare and consummate excellence, who dazzle us by their virtue, and whose outstanding qualities shed a stupendous light. Like those extraordinary stars of whose origins we are ignorant, and of whose fate, once they have vanished, we know even less, such men have neither forebears nor descendants: they are the whole of their race."
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"One should never risk a joke, even of the mildest and most unexceptional charters, except among people of culture and wit."
"Criticism is often not a science; it is a craft, requiring more good health than wit, more hard work than talent, more habit than native genius. In the hands of a man who has read widely but lacks judgment, applied to certain subjects it can corrupt both its readers and the writer himself."
"The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things."
"When life is unhappy it is hard to endure, when it is happy it is terrible to think of it ending. Both amount to the same thing in the end."
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"There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have so much as sketched your work."
"The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored."
"There are only three events in a man's life; birth, life, and death; he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live"
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"Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth"
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"The duty of a judge is to administer justice, but his practice is to delay it"
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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 first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a pest."
"As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician will be made fun of, but he will be well paid"
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"It requires more than mere genius to be an author."
"It is the glory and merit of some men to write well, and of others not to write at all"
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"False greatness is unsociable and remote: conscious of its own frailty, it hides, or at least averts its face, and reveals itself only enough to create an illusion and not be recognized as the meanness that it really is. True greatness is free, kind, familiar and popular; it lets itself be touched and handled, it loses nothing by being seen at close quarters; the better one knows it, the more one admires it."
Author: Bruyere Quotes Category: Greatness Quotes
"A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less."
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