It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is resurrection
Quote by Voltaire
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does...
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
My life is a struggle.
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Repose is a good thing, but boredom is its brother
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
If you're respectful by habit, constantly honoring the worthy, four things increase: long life, beauty,...