I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age.
Quote by Voltaire
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
Clever tyrants are never punished.
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live...
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those...
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...