History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Quote by Voltaire
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
Prejudice is the reason of fools
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of...
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
Nature has always had more force than education.
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to...
Better is the enemy of good.