One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.
Quote by Voltaire
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Work is often the father of pleasure.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or...
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
Only your friends steal your books.
Love truth, and pardon error.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
The only tyrannies from which men, women and children are suffering in real life are...
Slaves would be tyrants were the chance theirs