God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Quote by Voltaire
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
Better is the enemy of good.
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
Work is often the father of pleasure.
But love is blind, and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit, For...
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of...
One of the most lasting pleasures you can experience is the feeling that comes over...