Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
Quote by Voltaire
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Better is the enemy of good.
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does...
My life is a struggle.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,...