Quotes by Nicholas Boileau

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

Nicholas Boileau

Other Great Authors

To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.

Paul Aubuchon

The basic notion underlying USENET is the flame.

Chuq Von Rospach

Diligence is the mother of good luck.

Benjamin Franklin

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.

Norm Crosby

God gives every bird his worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.

Swedish Proverb

Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.

Roosevelt, Eleanor »

I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.

A. C. Benson »

Make no little plans. They have no Magic to stir Men's blood.

D. B. Hudson »