Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
Quote by Voltaire
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
Only your friends steal your books
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss...
Repose is a good thing, but boredom is its brother
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.
Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody....