"If we had no faults of our own, we should not take so much pleasure in noticing those in others."
Submitted by Quonation
"The fame of great men ought to be judged always by the means they used to acquire it."
"No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong."
"It is for want of application, rather than of means that people fail,"
"There is hardly a man clever enough to recognize the full extent of the evil he does."
"We often do good in order that we may do evil with impunity."
"The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy."
"It is not enough to succeed, others must fail."
"Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred."
"Our enemies approach nearer to truth in their judgments of us than we do ourselves."
"We would rather speak badly of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all."
"True eloquence consists in saying all that should be said, and that only."
"To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed."
"We never desire strongly, what we desire rationally."
"Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed."
"The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others."
"As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish."
"Few people know how to be old."
"Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth."
"We may give advice, but not the sense to use it."
Page: 1 ... 5 6 7 8
Find quonation on:
Copyright © 2013, Quonation