Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
Quote by Voltaire
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really...
My life is a struggle.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
Prejudice is the reason of fools
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
To hold a pen is to be at war.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most,...
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.