Jean De La Bruyere Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old jean de la bruyere quotes, jean de la bruyere sayings, and jean de la bruyere proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves.      

Jean De La Bruyere

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.     

Jean De La Bruyere

The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Out of difficulties grow miracles.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Out of difficulties grow miracles.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Out of difficulties grow miracles.     

Jean De La Bruyere

The spendthrift robs his heirs the miser robs himself.     

Jean De La Bruyere

The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.     

Jean De La Bruyere

No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends, as to give them no cause to miss him less.     

Jean De La Bruyere

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our perplexity when alone.     

Jean de la Bruyère

Party loyalty lowers the greatest men to the petty level of the masses.     

Jean De La Bruyere

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.     

Jean De La Bruyere

All confidence placed in another is dangerous if it is not perfect, for on almost all occasions we ought to tell everything or to conceal everything. We have already told too much of our secret, if one single circumstance is to be kept back.     

Jean de la Bruyère

We confide our secret to a friend, but in love it escapes us.     

Jean De La Bruyere

A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.     

Jean De La Bruyere

A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.     

Jean de la Bruyère

The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others. He who leaves your company pleased with himself and his own cleverness is perfectly well pleased with you.     

Jean de la Bruyère

A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Tyranny has no need of arts or sciences, for its policy, which is very shallow and without any refinement, only consists in shedding blood.     

Jean de la Bruyère

Manners carry the world for the moment, character for all time.     

Jean De La Bruyere

If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it is horrible to lose, So the one is pretty equal to the other.     

Jean De La Bruyere

The very essence of politeness seems to be to take care by our words and actions we make other people pleased with us as well as with themselves.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Caprice in women often infringes upon the rules of decency.     

Jean De La Bruyere

We come too late to say anything which has not been said already.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.     

Jean De La Bruyere

It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.     

Jean De La Bruyere