In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.
Quote by Voltaire
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Better is the enemy of good.
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.