Minds differ still more than faces
Quote by Voltaire
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some...
Although images of perfection in people's personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies,...