Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
Quote by Voltaire
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Injustice in the end produces independence.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...