Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
Quote by Voltaire
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
Minds differ still more than faces
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
If there are quarrels between the parents or if their marriage is unhappy, the ground...
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.