All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few
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Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge.
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is...
To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something...
A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly.
Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
Our true passions are selfish.
What is really beautiful must always be true.
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all...
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes
What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they...