Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men
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Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage...
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
Only your friends steal your books
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.