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.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
Work is often the father of pleasure.
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy
The best revenge is just moving on and getting over it. Don't give someone the...