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A slave has but one master. An ambitious man has as many as there are people who helped him get read more

A slave has but one master. An ambitious man has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Ambition 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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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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Generosity lies less in giving much than in giving at the right moment.

Generosity lies less in giving much than in giving at the right moment.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Generosity Quotes,
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We never deceive for a good purpose: knavery adds malice to
falsehood.
[Fr., On ne trompe point en read more

We never deceive for a good purpose: knavery adds malice to
falsehood.
[Fr., On ne trompe point en bien; la fourberie ajoute la malice
au mensonge.]

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Deceit 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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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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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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Out of difficulties grow miracles.

Out of difficulties grow miracles.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Miracles Quotes,
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