God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Quote by Voltaire
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
I hate women because they always know where things are.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
Prejudice is an opinion without judgment
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
Better is the enemy of good.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
Tears are the silent language of grief
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Clever tyrants are never punished.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...