Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.
Quote by Voltaire
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.