Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
Quote by Voltaire
Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one...
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that...
Use do not abuse, neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Appreciation is a wonderful thing; it makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
Prejudice is an opinion without judgment
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...