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Alphonse Karr

French,  Critic
Total Quotes : 12
Happiness Composed Avoided

Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.

- Alphonse Karr

Characters Every Man Which

Every man has three characters - that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.

- Alphonse Karr

Wife Rehearsal Had

I gather from a lawyer that there was a rehearsal yesterday. We haven't a hope. I know the presiding judge too: I've had the misfortune to sleep with his wife. He was specially picked.

- Alphonse Karr

Women Think Times

If men knew all that women think, they would be twenty times more audacious.

- Alphonse Karr

Memory Only Invent

We can invent only with memory.

- Alphonse Karr

Death Death Penalty Like

If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers.

- Alphonse Karr

Change More Same

The more things change, the more they are the same.

- Alphonse Karr

Love Marriage Beautiful

Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.

- Alphonse Karr

Regret Makes Evils

Uncertainty is the worst of all evils until the moment when reality makes us regret uncertainty.

- Alphonse Karr

Thankful Always Some

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.

- Alphonse Karr

Love Happiness Which

Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.

- Alphonse Karr

Think Severity Consists

Many people think that virtue consists of severity towards others.

- Alphonse Karr