Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
Quote by Voltaire
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
Tears are the silent language of grief
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss...
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Nature has always had more force than education.
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...