The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Quote by Voltaire
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are...
All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally...
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your...
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
Clever tyrants are never punished.
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.