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I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
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You never do any good until you get into some trouble.
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It is well known that reading quickens the growth of a heart like nothing else.
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Society is the union of men and not the men themselves.
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Happy the people whose annals are tiresome.
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A man should be mourned at his birth, not at his death.
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Often the magical elements in my books are standing in for elements of the real world, the small and...
CHARLES DE LINT
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. We are angry at each other much...
CHARLES DE GAULLE
One cannot govern with 'buts'.
CHARLES DE GAULLE
Stars are cracks of light for night than pierces the heart. (Étoiles sont fissures de lumière - De...
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
Don't forget - no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that y...
CHARLES DE LINT
And love is two misfortunes which together do an happiness .(Et l’amour, c’est deux malheurs - Q...
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on bor...
CHARLES DE MONTESQUIEU
In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily
CHARLES M. DE TALLEYRAND
The boy, a bare-legged beggarly son of a gun.
CHARLES M. DE TALLEYRAND
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
CHARLES DE MONTESQUIEU
There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale.
CHARLES DE LINT
Your eyes stole at dawn its light. (Tes yeux ont volé - A l'aube sa clarté)
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
What good the eyes without anything behind them ? (A quoi bon les yeux - Sans rien derrière eux ?)
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
Anger is smaller than the one behind him. (La colère, c'est plus petit - Que celui derrière lui)...
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
I realize that for all my penchant in believing that there's more to the world than what we can see,...
CHARLES DE LINT
Moreover, the sciences are monuments devoted to the public good; each citizen owes to them a tribute...
CHARLES-AUGUSTIN DE COULOMB
In politics, our friends, those are our worst friends. (En politique, nos amis, - Ce sont là nos pi...
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
The true mission of the violin is to imitate the accents of the human voice, a noble mission that ha...
CHARLES-AUGUSTE DE BERIOT
Silence is an ornament which is visible from inside. (Le silence est une parure - Qui se voit de l'i...
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
There are no happy endings... There are no endings, happy or otherwise. We all have our own stories ...
CHARLES DE LINT
There's never an easy route to the things that matter.
CHARLES DE LINT
I hate the thought of her being forced into a box that doesn't fit her. Of having her wings cut off,...
CHARLES DE LINT
The most beautiful painting holds by a hard nail. (La plus belle peinture - Tient par un clou dur.)
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
It doesn’t extinguish the fire with ice. (On n’éteint pas le feu - Avec des glaçons.)
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
Too austere a philosophy makes few wise men; too rigorous politics, few good subjects; too hard a re...
CHARLES DE SAINT-EVREMOND
I have come to the conclusions that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
CHARLES DE GAULLE
A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars.
CHARLES M. DE TALLEYRAND
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides
CHARLES DE MONTESQUIEU
This is how I define talent; it is a gift that God has given us in secret, which we reveal without k...
CHARLES DE MONTESQUIEU
Peace is a natural effect of trade
CHARLES DE MONTESQUIEU
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
CHARLES DE MONTESQUIEU
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
CHARLES DE MONTESQUIEU
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, and th...
CHARLES DE MONTESQUIEU
And love is two misfortunes which together do an happiness .(Et l’amour, c’est deux malheurs - Q...
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue on a country that h...
CHARLES DE GAULLE
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure...
CHARLES M. DE TALLEYRAND
The thing with pretending you're in a good mood is that sometimes you can
CHARLES DE LINT
This is worse than a crime, it's a blunder
CHARLES M. DE TALLEYRAND
As far as I'm concerned, the only difference between fact and what most people call fiction is about...
CHARLES DE LINT
Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arra...
CHARLES M. DE TALLEYRAND
Because anticipate rather than search the bushes. (Car plutôt anticiper - Que les fourrés recherch...
CHARLES DE LEUSSE
In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily
CHARLES M. DE TALLEYRAND