In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.
Quote by Voltaire
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
Work is often the father of pleasure.
I hate women because they always know where things are.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
Prejudice is an opinion without judgment
My life is a struggle.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss...
At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wife; and at forty,...
I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at...
Greatness is the dream of youth realized in old age.