History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
Quote by Voltaire
Prejudice is the reason of fools
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Minds differ still more than faces
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...