Quotes by Madam Guizot

Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.

Madam Guizot

Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.

Madam Guizot

Other Great Authors


Each time that one loves is the only time one has ever loved. Difference of object does not alter singleness of passion. It merely intensifies it. We can have but one great experience at best, and the secret of life is to reproduce that experience as often as possible.

Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

As A general rule, people marry most hapily with their own kind. The trouble lies in the fact that people usually marry at an age where they do not really know what their own kind is.

Robertson Davies

At a certain age some people's minds close up they live on their intellectual fat.

Blessing Irish

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.

Ben Azai »

I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person.

Socrates »

A patriot is mocked, scorned and hated; yet when his cause succeeds, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.

Mark Twain »