It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
Quote by Voltaire
Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now...
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...
Business is the salt of life.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of...
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.