I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Quote by Voltaire
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
Minds differ still more than faces
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that...
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old...
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play...
Tears are the silent language of grief
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is...
Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
Monday is a dreadful way to spend 1/7 of your life.
I finally moved out of my parents' house. It was only fair to let my...