Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Quote by Voltaire
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally...
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of...
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
We cannot wish for that we know not.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.