p.p. francois camille s. de brazza quotes - 10 of
There is a social respect necessary in company: you may start your own subject of conversation with modesty, taking care, however,
There died a myriad,
And of the best, among them, For an old bitch gone in the teeth, For a botched civilization.
Better than succeeding little by little is failing at one go.
A German immersed in any civilization different from his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the amount of intelligence he
Pride in a man is confused with dignity; in a woman, with self-love.
Sensuality without love is a sin; love without sensuality is worse than a sin.
Morality measured in centimeters: all mothers believe that only their daughters dance decently.
When you are listening to music it is better to cover your eyes than your ears.
When the English have scored a goal, they think nothing more remains to be done.
True art tries not to attract attention--in order to be noticed.
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