Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians, ninety-eight are charlatans
Quote by Voltaire
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.
The principle that human nature, in its psychological aspects, is nothing more than a product...