Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
Quote by Voltaire
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
Love truth, and pardon error.
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most,...
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of...
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot...
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
To hold a pen is to be at war.