It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Quote by Voltaire
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
Only your friends steal your books
We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden...
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
We cannot wish for that we know not.
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less...
My books are the books that I am, the confused man, the negligent man, the...