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Joseph Roux Quotes

(1834-1905), French Priest, Writer

Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.

Category: Conflict

Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you will be taken at your word.

Category: Conversation

There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good hearts.

Category: Cries And Crying

Nothing vivifies, and nothing kills, like the emotions.

Category: Emotions

Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.

Category: Experience

There is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them.

Category: Patience

Philosophers call God ''the great unknown'' ''The great misknown'' is more like it!

Category: Philosophers And Philosophy

Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.

Category: Poetry And Poets

A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.

Category: Quotations

Science is for those who learn, poetry is for those who know.

Category: Science And Scientists