Alphonse Karr Quotes

Most popular Alphonse Karr Quotes

Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.

misfortune

If men knew all that women think, they would be twenty times more daring.
— Alphonse Karr

women

A widow is like a frigate of which the first captain has been shipwrecked.

widow

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

courtship

Some people are always grumbling that roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
— Alphonse Karr

positive

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

attitude

Every man has three characters: that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
— Alphonse Karr

human nature character

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