Clever tyrants are never punished.
Quote by Voltaire
Work is often the father of pleasure.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of...
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of...
I hate women because they always know where things are.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
Friendship is far more tragic than love, it lasts longer.
Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.