It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
Quote by Voltaire
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
The best is the enemy of the good.
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
We cannot wish for that we know not.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Minds differ still more than faces
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Common sense is not so common.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...