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
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
We cannot wish for that we know not.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of...
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
History is fables agreed upon.
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
Love truth, and pardon error.
Tears are the silent language of grief.
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.