How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
Quote by Voltaire
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a...
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
My life is a struggle.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Tears are the silent language of grief
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those...
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.