Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Pierre Claude Boiste, fully Pierre Claude Victor Boiste

French Lexicographer and Editor of the French Universal Dictionary

"He who has lost confidence can lose nothing more."

"To regard the excesses of the passions as maladies has so salutary an effect that this idea renders all moral sermons useless."

"Honor women! They strew celestial roses on the pathway of our terrestrial life."

"The great would not think themselves demigods if the little did not worship them."