Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
Quote by Voltaire
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Clever tyrants are never punished.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it...
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...
Common sense is not so common.
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
Prejudice is the reason of fools
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
Tears are the silent language of grief.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.