The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Quote by Voltaire
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Only your friends steal your books.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
Injustice in the end produces independence.
History is fables agreed upon.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!...
He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
You know you're getting fat when you can pinch an inch on your forehead.
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.