Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
Quote by Voltaire
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot...
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are...
The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is...
The only time you should ever look back is to see how far you've come.