Joseph Roux


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  • ''Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you will be taken at your word.''
    Joseph Roux (1834-1886), French priest, writer. "Joy," no. 22, Meditations of a Parish Priest (1886).
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  • ''Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.''
    Joseph Roux (1834-1886), French priest, writer. Meditations of a Parish Priest, pt. 4, no. 28 (1886).
  • ''There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good hearts.''
    Joseph Roux (1834-1886), French priest, writer. Meditations of a Parish Priest, pt. 9, no. 51 (1886).
  • ''Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.''
    Joseph Roux (1834-1886), French priest, writer. Meditations of a Parish Priest, pt. 1, no. 76 (1886).
  • ''Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know.''
    Joseph Roux (1834-1886), French priest, writer. Meditations of a Parish Priest, pt. 1, no. 71 (1886).

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