I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.
Quote by Voltaire
Carpe Diem Quotes
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
History should be written as philosophy.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets...