Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
Quote by Voltaire
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
We cannot wish for that we know not.
Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into...
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
Use do not abuse, neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Tears are the silent language of grief
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless...
It takes two to quarrel, but only one to end it.