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 difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Repose is a good thing, but boredom is its brother
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does...