All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Quote by Voltaire
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally...
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot...
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your...
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.