It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
Quote by Anatole France
A woman must decide between a man who women like, and then have no security,...
Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.
It is in the ability to deceive oneself that the greatest talent is shown
I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value...
The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is...
Human affairs inspire in noble hearts only two feelingsÃ³admiration or pity.
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his...
You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to...
We have drugs to make women speak, but none to keep them silent.
The wonder is, not that the field of stars is so vast, but that man...
Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value...
The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law,...
We reproach people for talking about themselves; but it is the subject they treat best.
When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple; take it and...
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author
A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some...