The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on which depends the rest of our days.
Quote by Voltaire
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The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
Common sense is not so common.
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I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally...
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing...
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden...