The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Quote by Voltaire
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Prejudice is the reason of fools
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
To hold a pen is to be at war.
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.