He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that he really is dead.
Quote by Voltaire
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
When he who hears does not know what he who speaks means, and when he...
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
The ladder of success must be set upon something solid before you can start to...
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
The ear is the avenue to the heart.