Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

J. de Finod

American Translator,Editor

"All bow to virtue and then walk away."

"Experience is the shroud of illusions."

"Grief counts the seconds; happiness forgets the hours."

"Self-love and reason to one end aspire."

"Simplicity is a captivating grace in woman, as rare as it is attractive."

"There is a French saying: “Love is the dawn of marriage, and marriage is the sunset of love.”"

"Virtue, as understood by the world, is a constant struggle against the laws of nature."