Antoine Rivarol Famous Quotes & Sayings

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51 Antoine Rivarol Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Antoine Rivarol Sayings: That which happens to the soil when it ceases to be cultivated by the social That which happens to the soil when it ceases to be cultivated by the social man happens to man himself when he foolishly forsakes society for solitude; the brambles grow up in his desert heart.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: There is nothing so unready as readiness of wit. There is nothing so unready as readiness of wit.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: There is even the dignity of vice. There is even the dignity of vice.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Memory always obeys the commands of the heart. Memory always obeys the commands of the heart.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: It is not he who searches for praise who finds it. It is not he who searches for praise who finds it.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Axioms are delightful in theory, but impossible in practice. Axioms are delightful in theory, but impossible in practice.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing it.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Tenderness is the infancy of love. Tenderness is the infancy of love.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit. It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Cats don't caress us-they caress themselves on us. Cats don't caress us-they caress themselves on us.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Youth is not the era of wisdom; let us therefore have due consideration. Youth is not the era of wisdom; let us therefore have due consideration.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Extremes produce reaction. Beware that our boasted civilization does not lapse into barbarism. Extremes produce reaction. Beware that our boasted civilization does not lapse into barbarism.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: There are men who gain from their wealth only the fear of losing it. There are men who gain from their wealth only the fear of losing it.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: To be ungrateful is to be unnatural. The head may be thus guilty, not the To be ungrateful is to be unnatural. The head may be thus guilty, not the heart.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Poverty treads close upon the heels of great and unexpected wealth. Poverty treads close upon the heels of great and unexpected wealth.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: If poverty makes man groan, he yawns in opulence. When fortune exempts us from labor, If poverty makes man groan, he yawns in opulence. When fortune exempts us from labor, nature overwhelms us with time.
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Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Vices are often habits rather than passions. Vices are often habits rather than passions.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: To lose one's self in reverie, one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. To lose one's self in reverie, one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. Reverie is the child of extremes.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Opinions, theories, and systems pass by turns over the grindstone of time, which at first Opinions, theories, and systems pass by turns over the grindstone of time, which at first gives them brilliancy and sharpness, but finally wears them out.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: There are some women who are flirts upon principle; they consider it their duty to There are some women who are flirts upon principle; they consider it their duty to make themselves as pleasing as possible to every one.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The despotism of will in ideas is styled plan, project, character, obstinacy; its despotism in The despotism of will in ideas is styled plan, project, character, obstinacy; its despotism in desires is called passion.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Wrong is wrong; no fallacy can hide it, no subterfuge cover it so shrewdly but Wrong is wrong; no fallacy can hide it, no subterfuge cover it so shrewdly but that the All-Seeing One will discover and punish it.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The absolute ruler may be a Nero, but he is sometimes a Titus or Marc The absolute ruler may be a Nero, but he is sometimes a Titus or Marc Aurelius; the people is often Nero, but never Marc Aurelius.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: In general, indulgence for those we know is rarer than pity for those we know In general, indulgence for those we know is rarer than pity for those we know not.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the interests hatreds. Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the interests hatreds.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Ideas are a capital that bears interest only in the hands of talent. Ideas are a capital that bears interest only in the hands of talent.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: It is a notable circumstance that mothers who are themselves open to severe comments as It is a notable circumstance that mothers who are themselves open to severe comments as to their, moral character, are generally most solicitous as to the virtuous behavior of their daughters.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors. Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: It is, no doubt, an immense advantage to have done nothing, but one should not It is, no doubt, an immense advantage to have done nothing, but one should not abuse it.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The mischief of children is seldom actuated by malice; that of grown-up people always is. The mischief of children is seldom actuated by malice; that of grown-up people always is.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The world is governed by love,self-love. The world is governed by love,
self-love.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech. Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls. Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The most civilized people are as near to barbarism as the most polished steel is The most civilized people are as near to barbarism as the most polished steel is to rust. Nations, like metals, have only a superficial brilliancy.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Silence never yet betrayed any one! Silence never yet betrayed any one!
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Obtuseness is sometimes a virtue. Obtuseness is sometimes a virtue.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The cunning tempter, by avoiding the grossness of vice, often silences objections. The cunning tempter, by avoiding the grossness of vice, often silences objections.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: History is only time furnished with dates and rich with events. History is only time furnished with dates and rich with events.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity. Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Women read each other at a single glance. Women read each other at a single glance.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Brave men do not boast nor bluster. Deeds, not words, speak for such. Brave men do not boast nor bluster. Deeds, not words, speak for such.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: It has been very truly said that the mob has many heads, but no brains. It has been very truly said that the mob has many heads, but no brains.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The woman who too easily and ardently yielded her devotion will find that its vitality, The woman who too easily and ardently yielded her devotion will find that its vitality, like a bright fire, soon consumes itself.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The methods that help a man acquire a fortune are the very ones that keep The methods that help a man acquire a fortune are the very ones that keep him from enjoying it.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: The modest man has everything to gain, and the arrogant man everything to lose; for The modest man has everything to gain, and the arrogant man everything to lose; for modesty has always to deal with generosity, and arrogance with envy.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Mutability is written upon all things. Mutability is written upon all things.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Generally speaking, there is more wit than talent in the world. Society swarms with witty Generally speaking, there is more wit than talent in the world. Society swarms with witty people who lack talent.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: A fool may have his coat embroidered with gold, but it is a fool's coat A fool may have his coat embroidered with gold, but it is a fool's coat still.
Antoine Rivarol Sayings: Indolence and stupidity are first cousins. Indolence and stupidity are first cousins.