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
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...