If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
Quote by Voltaire
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Tears are the silent language of grief.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
It is by no means improbable that some future textbook, for the use of generations...
Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in...