It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape.
Quote by Voltaire
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that...
Prejudice is an opinion without judgment
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
The best is the enemy of the good.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
My life is a struggle.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
Better is the enemy of good.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.