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 Jean De La BruyFre - “Jesting is often only indigence of intellect.”
 Jean De La BruyFre - “Generosity lies less in giving much than in giving at the right moment.”
 Jean De La BruyFre - “That man is good who does good to others if he suffers on account of the good he does, he is very good if he suffers at the hands of those to whom he has done good, then his goodness is so great that it could be enhanced only by greater sufferings and if he should die at their hands, his virtue can go no further it is heroic, it is perfect.”
 Jean De La BruyFre - “Lofty posts make great men greater still, and small men much smaller.”
 Jean De La BruyFre - “You may drive a dog off the King's armchair, and it will climb into the preacher's pulpit he views the world unmoved, unembarrassed, unabashed.”
 Jean De La BruyFre - “There are only two ways of getting on in the world by one's own industry, or by the stupidity of others.”