He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.
Quote by Voltaire
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
When he who hears does not know what he who speaks means, and when he...
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
Joy can be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and...
If you want happiness for a lifetime - help the next generation.
The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those...