Illusion is the first of the pleasures
Quote by Voltaire
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Nature has always had more force than education.
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
Repose is a good thing, but boredom is its brother
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
Minds differ still more than faces
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing...
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.