Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
Quote by Voltaire
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
Better is the enemy of good.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
Only your friends steal your books
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.