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
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Common sense is not so common.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss...
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
Only your friends steal your books
Books cannot always please, however good; Minds are not ever craving for their food.
The comic book [is] the marijuana of the nursery, the bane of the bassinet, the...