The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Quote by Voltaire
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a...
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets...
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
Use do not abuse, neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them...
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really...
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
Nature has always had more force than education.
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...