Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost.
Quote by Voltaire
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers...
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
My life is a struggle.
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of...
I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old...
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
Only your friends steal your books.
A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down....
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and...