The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
Quote by Voltaire
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
Repose is a good thing, but boredom is its brother
The ladder of success must be set upon something solid before you can start to...
If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Your sister doubts me. Over the years I've played my part well, so well I've...
We're not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering...