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
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
Use do not abuse, neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
Tears are the silent language of grief.
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Nature has always had more force than education.
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Common sense is not so common.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live...
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
Silence is the mother of truth.
For a creative writer possession of the truth is less important than emotional sincerity.