” Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them, there are some things you cannot ask an honest man to do. “


” 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. “


” A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were. “


” There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste, there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience. “


” A slave has but one master, an ambitious man has as many masters as there are people who may be useful in bettering his position. “


” No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends, as to give them no cause to miss him less. “


” The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes. “


” A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself, a modest man does not talk of himself. “



All 8 Jean de la Bruyere Quotes about Man in picture


Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them, there are some things you cannot ask an honest man to do.
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.


A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste, there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.
A slave has but one master, an ambitious man has as many masters as there are people who may be useful in bettering his position.
No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends, as to give them no cause to miss him less.
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes.
A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself, a modest man does not talk of himself.
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