Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
Quote by Voltaire
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Common sense is not so common.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him.
Tears are the silent language of grief
All things grow with time - except grief.
Compare your griefs with other men's and they will seem less
The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to...