"The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Jean de la Bruyere on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Jean de la Bruyere on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Jean de la Bruyere on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Jean de la Bruyere on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Jean de la Bruyere on Mahatma Gandhi
"They that have lived a single day have lived an age."
"All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone."
"All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone."
"We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together."
"At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone."