Achilles Poincelot

Achilles
Poincelot
fl. 1850

French Philosopher and Author

Author Quotes

It is wrong to believe that frank sentiments and the candor of the mind are the exclusive share of the young; they ornament oftentimes old age, upon which they seem to spread a chaste reflection of the modest graces of their younger days, where they shine with the same brightness as those flowers which are often seen peeping, fresh and laughing, from among ruins.

A poor idle man cannot be an honest man.

Envy pierces more in the restriction of praises than in the exaggeration of its criticisms.

There are some people who think that all the world should share their misfortune, although they do not share in the sufferings of anybody else.

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First Name
Achilles
Last Name
Poincelot
Birth Date
fl. 1850
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French Philosopher and Author