No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
Quote by Voltaire
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those...
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
Work is often the father of pleasure.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
Common sense is not so common.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of...
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it...
Do unto others 20% better than you would expect them to do unto you, to...
Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity...
People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.