Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of life
Quote by Voltaire
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of...
Only your friends steal your books
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Work is often the father of pleasure.
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...