Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Quote by Voltaire
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
Love truth, and pardon error.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.