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The rarest things in the world, next to a spirit of discernment,
are diamonds and pearls.
[Fr., Apres read more

The rarest things in the world, next to a spirit of discernment,
are diamonds and pearls.
[Fr., Apres l'esprit de discernement, ce qu'il y a au monde de
plus rare, ce sont les diamants et les perles.]

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Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.

Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Generosity Quotes,
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You think him to be your dupe; if he feigns to be so who is the
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You think him to be your dupe; if he feigns to be so who is the
greater dupe, he or you?
[Fr., Vous le croyez votre dupe: s'il feint de l'etre, qui est
plus dupe, de lui ou de vous?]

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Deceit Quotes,
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Children have neither past nor future; and that which seldom happens to us, they rejoice in the present.

Children have neither past nor future; and that which seldom happens to us, they rejoice in the present.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Children Quotes,
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Out of difficulties grow miracles.

Out of difficulties grow miracles.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Miracles Quotes,
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One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely wretched.

One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely wretched.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Lovers Quotes,
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When a secret is revealed, it is the fault of the man who
confided it.

When a secret is revealed, it is the fault of the man who
confided it.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Secrecy Quotes,
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The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.

The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Love Quotes,
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All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.

All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Misfortune Quotes,
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Rarely do they appear great before their valets.
[Fr., Rarement ils sont grands vis-a-vis de leur
valets-de-chambre.]

Rarely do they appear great before their valets.
[Fr., Rarement ils sont grands vis-a-vis de leur
valets-de-chambre.]

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Heroes Quotes,
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