Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Quote by Voltaire
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
History is fables agreed upon.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing...
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Only your friends steal your books
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to...