Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Quote by Voltaire
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage...
Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into...
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play...
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does...
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
Clever tyrants are never punished.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.