Joseph Roux Quotes

Who on Earth is Joseph Roux?

Philibert Joseph Roux was a French pastor and poet.

Born April 19, 1834
Died February 06, 1905

Books by Joseph Roux


Best 12 Quotes by Joseph Roux

“A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool.”

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“Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.”

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“Have friends, not for the sake of receiving, but of giving.”

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“Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse.”

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“Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.”

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

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“Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.”

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“The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.”

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

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“We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.”

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“What is love? two souls and one flesh; friendship? two bodies and one soul.”

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“When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.”

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