He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.
Quote by Moliere
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A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
One should eat to live, not live to eat.
Love is often the fruit of marriage.
The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.
If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.
A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
We die only once, and for such a long time.
Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
The most important thing in the world is family and love.
The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn't mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it.
Today I can announce a raft of reforms that we estimate could save over 2.5 million police hours every year. That's the equivalent of more than 1,200 police officer posts. These reforms are a watershed moment in policing. They show that we really mean business in busting bureaucracy.
For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
It's not always been a happy marriage. I guess I wanted a quick fix.
But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call as far as motorbikes are concerned. I never flirted with death on the bike, but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different.
You're basically the sum of all the experiences you've ever had, and they're sort of shaken up in you and reproduced in the things you create, and that includes seeing movies.
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.