It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
Quote by Voltaire
The best is the enemy of the good.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Work is often the father of pleasure.
Injustice in the end produces independence.
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
Common sense is not so common.
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play...
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot...
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...