In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
Quote by Voltaire
To hold a pen is to be at war.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities - that is not to...
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
Having a baby changes the way you view your in-laws. I love it when they...