He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Quote by Voltaire
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Clever tyrants are never punished.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those...
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
Missing you is my hobby, caring for you is my job, making you happy is...
We tease each other, knock down each other, irritate each other, but can't live without...
You have been my friends, replied Charlotte, that in itself is a tremendous thing...