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Luc de Clapier Quotes





Clearness ornaments profound thoughts.
 

Great thoughts come from the heart.
 

Indolence is the sleep of the mind.
 

It is difficult to esteem a man as highly as he would wish.
 

Obscurity is the realm of error.
 

One can not be just if one is not humane.
 

Patience is the art of hoping.
 

Prosperity makes few friends.
 

The conscience of the dying belies their life.
 

The fool is like those people who think themselves rich with little.
 

The fruit derived from labor is the sweetest of pleasures.
 

The maxims of men reveal their characters.
 

The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good.
 

To execute great things, one should live as though one would never die.
 

When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it is a proof that it should be rejected.