23 Total Quotes

Antoine Rivarol Quotes

Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
Antoine Rivarol
#French Journalist #Complaining

The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing it.
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#French Journalist

Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way.
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#Relationships #French Journalist

Memory always obeys the commands of the heart.
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#French Journalist

Vices are often habits rather than passions
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#Passion

Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the intensest hatreds
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#Familiarity

To lose one's self in reverie, one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. Reverie is the child of extremes.
Antoine Rivarol
#French Journalist #Reverie

Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors.
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#French Journalist #Reason

Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
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#French Journalist #Speech

Ideas are a capital that bears interest only in the hands of talent.
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#Ideas #French Journalist

It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
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#French Journalist

Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity.
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#French Journalist

It is, no doubt, an immense advantage to have done nothing, but one should not abuse it.
Antoine Rivarol
#French Journalist

Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the interests hatreds.
Antoine Rivarol
#Familiarity

Vices are often habits rather than passions.
Antoine Rivarol
#French Journalist

Generally speaking, there is more wit than talent in the world. Society swarms with witty people who lack talent.
Antoine Rivarol
#French Journalist

Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls.
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#French Journalist