Quotations by Author

Jean de la Bruyere

Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.

Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to die. He is not conscious of his birth, he suffers at his death and he forgets to live.

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.

Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.

To be among people one loves, that's sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them, to think of indifferent things; but among them, everything is equal.

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