I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.
Quote by Voltaire
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
Minds differ still more than faces
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
The saying is true, The empty vessel makes the greatest sound
When a truth is not given complete freedom, freedom is not complete.
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...