Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of their times.
Quote by Voltaire
To hold a pen is to be at war.
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss...
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
If you don't think every day is a great day try going without one.
Life holds so many simple blessings, each day bringing its own individual wonder.