All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
Quote by Voltaire
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
My life is a struggle.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or...
Business is the salt of life.
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
We are rarely proud when we are alone.