If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. Buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever.
Quote by Voltaire
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
I hate women because they always know where things are.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really...
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.