In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Quote by Voltaire
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
History should be written as philosophy.
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
The best is the enemy of the good.
Common sense is not so common.
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really...
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...