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
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or...
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.