Quotes by Nicholas Boileau

Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.

Nicholas Boileau

Other Great Authors

Diplomacy is the art of knowing what not to say.

Matthew Trump

People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.

Russell Baker

George Washington as a boy was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth - he could not even lie.

Mark Twain

O God! I ask You for the means to do good, to avoid evil and to love the poor.


Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.

Matthew Arnold

Natural abilities are like natural plants they need pruning by study.

Francis Bacon »

If you are still being hurt by an event that happened to you at twelve, it is the thought that is hurting you now.

James Hillman »