I hate women because they always know where things are.
Quote by Voltaire
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does...
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those...
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot...
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Age in a virtuous person, of either sex, carries in it an authority which makes...
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
They say God has existed from the beginning of time and will exist beyond the...