He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
Quote by Voltaire
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
History should be written as philosophy.
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities - that is not to...
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...