That man is good who does good to others; if he suffers on account of the good he does, he is very good; if he suffers at the hands of those to whom he has done good, then his goodness is so great that it could be enhanced only by greater sufferings; and if he should die at their hands, his virtue can go no further: it is heroic, it is perfect.Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Jean de La Bruyère

Jean de La Bruyere (pronounced [--delabeyej-?] in French) (August 16, 1645 - May 10, 1696), was a French essayist and moralist

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