Best Quotes by Joseph Roux (Top 10)

  1. We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
  2. Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
  3. A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
  4. There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good hearts.
  5. Our experience is composed rather of illusions lost than of wisdom acquired.
  6. Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
  7. There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them.
  8. When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.
  9. Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
  10. I look at what I have and think myself unhappy; others look at what I have and think me happy

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