God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.
Quote by Voltaire
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
The best is the enemy of the good.
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
What do we mean by setting a man free? You cannot free a man who...
If you are not free to choose wrongly and irresponsibly, you are not free at...