The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
Quote by Moliere
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Love is often the fruit of marriage.
One should eat to live, not live to eat.
He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.
A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
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.
Books and marriage go ill together.
We die only once, and for such a long time.
The seat of knowledge is in the head of wisdom, in the heart. We are sure to judge wrong, if we do not feel right.
Yield not to evils, but attack all the more boldly.
Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
One of the big changes in politics has been because families, individuals, have felt worried, insecure... worried about the economy, worried about their jobs, worried about their kids' futures... actually the disconnect between the public and media discourse and people's everyday concerns has become bigger not smaller.
Electricity is really just organized lightning.
Sometimes overturning brutal regimes takes time and costs lives. I wish it weren't so. I really, really do.
If a person is homosexual by nature - that is, if one's sexuality is as intrinsic a part of one's identity as gender or skin color - then society can no more deny a gay person access to the secular rights and religious sacraments because of his homosexuality than it can reinstate Jim Crow.