God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Quote by Voltaire
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
I hate women because they always know where things are.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
My life is a struggle.
To hold a pen is to be at war.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.