It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude.
Quote by Voltaire
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
The best is the enemy of the good.
Love truth, and pardon error.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
Tears are the silent language of grief.
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden...
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
'History,' Stephen said, 'is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake
The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can...
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...