Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of life
Quote by Voltaire
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Remember to love your parents...We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are...
We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.