He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that he really is dead.
Quote by Voltaire
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Only your friends steal your books
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live...
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is...
The ladder of success must be set upon something solid before you can start to...
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.