Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of life
Quote by Voltaire
Minds differ still more than faces
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of...
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
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.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
A book is a gift you can open again and again.
It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole...