It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Quote by Voltaire
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,...
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
Repose is a good thing, but boredom is its brother
The ladder of success must be set upon something solid before you can start to...
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers...
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless...