History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Quote by Voltaire
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
We cannot wish for that we know not.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
Injustice in the end produces independence.
I hate women because they always know where things are.
An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.