Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
Quote by Voltaire
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live...
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...
In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.