Clever tyrants are never punished.
Quote by Voltaire
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
I hate women because they always know where things are.
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them...
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
Better is the enemy of good.
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.