The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Quote by Voltaire
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a...
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.