Jean de la Bruyere Quotes

Even the best-intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are some things you cannot ask an honest man to do.

 
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Jean de La Bruyere, 1644-1696, French Writer, Les "Caracteres" de Thêophraste, 1688

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Jean de la Bruyere
Jean de la Bruyere
  • Born: August 16, 1645
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Philosopher

Jean de la Bruyère was a French philosopher and moralist, who was noted for his satire.