The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so.
-- Nicolas Boileau: (1636-1711) French literary poet, critic
Found at 648.htm
The most difficult secret for a man to keep is his own opinion of himself.
-- Marcel Pagnol: (1895-1974) French playwright
Found at 1943.htm
The poetical language of an age should be the current language heightened.
-- Gerard Manley Hopkins: (1844-1889) English poet, religious leader
Found at 1847.htm
The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive.
-- Robert Hughes: (1938-____) Australian critic
Found at 2717.htm
The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.
-- Marquis de Sade: (1740-1814) French novelist
Found at 2731.htm