We all have enough strength to bear the misfortunes of others.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)
Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
Contributed by: Zaady
In the adversity of our best friends we always find something which is not wholly displeasing to us.
Source: Reflections, xv.
The art of being able to make a good use of moderate abilities wins esteem, and often confers more reputation than greater real merit.
The height of ability consists in a thorough knowledge of the real value of things, and of the genius of the age in which we live.
Copyright © 2013 Gaiam, Inc.