He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really is dead.
Quote by Voltaire
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,...
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or...
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!...
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
Better is the enemy of good.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
My life is a struggle.
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...