The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Quote by Voltaire
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
Only your friends steal your books.
Prejudice is the reason of fools
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Common sense is not so common.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,...
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.