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
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage...
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of...
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers...
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.