The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Quote by Voltaire
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old...
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Clever tyrants are never punished.